- causing or tending to cause anger or outrage; maddening: His delay is infuriating.
Origin of infuriating
- to make furious; enrage.
- Archaic. infuriated.
Origin of infuriate
Synonyms for infuriateSee more synonyms for on Thesaurus.com
Related Words for infuriatingaggravate, exasperate, incense, enrage, rile, irritate, anger, provoke, madden, ire, umbrage
Examples from the Web for infuriating
Contemporary Examples of infuriating
Their reward: what is possibly the most infuriating series finale of the new millennium.The Biggest Bombs of 2014: ‘Sex Tape,’ Mariah Carey’s Vocals, ‘How I Met Your Mother’ and More
December 19, 2014
She is a marvelously complicated, funny, infuriating, and in some ways deeply admirable character.Colm Toibin Describes The Creation Of His Quiet Masterpiece ‘Nora Webster’
November 3, 2014
No matter how infuriating this is, it is neither a unique case nor a new phenomenon.The Best Regulator? That’s Easy. It’s the Market.
Veronique de Rugy
October 16, 2014
Watching this incompetence is infuriating, and the view security cameras show from inside the mall is horrific.Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath
September 15, 2014
It was an impressively poised and subtly dismissive reaction to an infuriating, redundant, and offensive question.Hate Lena Dunham's Naked Body On 'Girls?' Show Us Yours
Caitlin Dickson, Abby Haglage
January 10, 2014
Historical Examples of infuriating
And then visions of their happiness passed before his eyes, infuriating him.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
It was infuriating, but there just was nothing that could be done about it.A Yankee Flier Over Berlin
She knew she had lied, but to be told so by this man was infuriating.The Golden Woman
And his words to the host and hostess began with the infuriating, formal: "I regret—"The Genius
Margaret Horton Potter
In certain moods the merest contact is as infuriating as a blow.The Light of Scarthey
- (tr) to anger; annoy
- archaic furious; infuriated
Word Origin for infuriate
Word Origin and History for infuriating
1660s, from Italian infuriato, from Medieval Latin infuriatus, past participle of infuriare "to madden," from Latin in furia "in a fury," from ablative of furia (see fury). Related: Infuriated; infuriating; infuriatingly.