Definition for maddening (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for maddening
Still, as always, the list has its fair share of maddening snubs, too.15 Enraging Golden Globe TV Snubs and Surprises: Amy Poehler, 'Mad Men' & More|Kevin Fallon|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The reason for his crippling indecision is simple as it is maddening, especially if you happen to be married to him.Adventure Photographer Jimmy Chin: Defying the Rational, Physically and Creatively|Oliver Jones|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The process was a maddening tangle of unreliable tracking, delays, and confusion, the family member said.
Blockbuster, which will soon shutter completely, was perhaps the most maddening retail chain ever.R.I.P. Blockbuster, You Frustratingly Magical Franchise, You|Kevin Fallon|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
As maddening as it is that this is being dragged out to a trilogy, this trailer does look pretty cool.Miley’s New Album Is Streaming; ‘The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug’ Gets a Trailer|Culture Team|October 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The blackfly and mosquito attack both man and beast in maddening millions.Animal Sanctuaries in Labrador|William Wood
To be thus terribly in the grip of events over which you have no control is to men of my temper a maddening affliction.Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker|S. Weir Mitchell
In this maddening clatter it is impossible to hear a word you say.
Friendly, well-meaning, and fumbling hands will stretch out to bind the poet's heart in the maddening pack-thread of Lilliput.Plum Pudding|Christopher Morley
They stopped only long enough to eat the meal, for every minute of delay was maddening to them.The Forest of Mystery|James H. Foster
British Dictionary definitions for maddening (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for maddening (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for maddening (1 of 2)
1743, from present participle of madden. Related: Maddeningly.