- to make furious; enrage.
- Archaic. infuriated.
Origin of infuriate
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Related Words for infuriationannoyance, acrimony, impatience, enmity, rage, fury, antagonism, violence, resentment, animosity, ire, passion, temper, displeasure, irritation, outrage, hatred, exasperation, indignation, pique
Examples from the Web for infuriation
Historical Examples of infuriation
But to the infuriation of scientists, for no known reason not all of them did.The Planet with No Nightmare
A sense of infuriation at the bald tame end of the adventure gets possession of St. John.Red as a Rose is She
Some of them wore bangles, the noise of which, in the hall, sounded like an infuriation of sleigh-bells.Wanted: A Cook
Upon me the periodical and mechanical explosions of this body of hirelings have an effect little short of infuriation.A Wanderer in Paris
E. V. Lucas
- (tr) to anger; annoy
- archaic furious; infuriated
Word Origin for infuriate
Word Origin and History for infuriation
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.