Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Wrathful; angry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Excited by wrath; wrathful; indignant; angry: rarely used attributively.
  • To become angry; be wrathful; rage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Full of wrath; angry; incensed; much exasperated; wrathful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Full of anger; wrathful.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective vehemently incensed and condemnatory

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Middle English, from Old English wrāth; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

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Middle English wroth, wrooth, from Old English wrāþ, from Proto-Germanic *wraiþaz (“cruel”), from Proto-Indo-European *wreit- (“to turn”). Akin to Old Frisian wrēþ ("evil"), Old Saxon wrēd ("evil") (Dutch wreed "cruel"), Old High German reid ("cruel"), Old Norse reiðr "angry" (Danish vred, Swedish vred). Cognate with Albanian ngridhem ("to get angry, exited, be in heat").

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