[ en-reyj ]
/ ɛnˈreɪdʒ /

verb (used with object), en·raged, en·rag·ing.

to make extremely angry; put into a rage; infuriate: His supercilious attitude enraged me.

Origin of enrage

From the Middle French word enrager, dating back to 1490–1500. See en-1, rage


anger, inflame, madden. Enrage, incense, infuriate imply stirring to violent anger. To enrage or to infuriate is to provoke wrath: They enrage ( infuriate ) him by their deliberate and continual injustice. To incense is to inflame with indignation or anger: to incense a person by making insulting remarks.

Related forms

en·rag·ed·ly [en-rey-jid-lee, -reyjd-] /ɛnˈreɪ dʒɪd li, -ˈreɪdʒd-/, adverben·rage·ment, noun
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/ (ɪnˈreɪdʒ) /


(tr) to provoke to fury; put into a rage; anger

Derived Forms

enraged, adjectiveenragedly (ɪnˈreɪdʒɪdlɪ), adverbenragement, noun
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