verb (used without object), raged, rag·ing.
Origin of rage
Synonyms for rage
Antonyms for rage
Examples from the Web for ragingly
Historical Examples of ragingly
Now, on that cot, in that cell, ragingly he retraced his steps.The Paliser case
Ragingly he spluttered and gulped, and then kicked the bins with all his might.The Dragon of Wantley
He called Mongan over to him, and spoke to him very threateningly and ragingly.Irish Fairy Tales
This thrice he cryed so ragingly, as the yuong man gest him mad, and was with feare almost beside himself.The Rogues and Vagabonds of Shakespeare's Youth
He did not understand it; but he was ragingly hungry, and such an opportunity was quite irresistible.Neighbors Unknown
Charles G. D. Roberts
Word Origin for rage
c.1300, "madness, insanity; fit of frenzy; anger, wrath; fierceness in battle; violence of storm, fire, etc.," from Old French rage, raige "spirit, passion, rage, fury, madness" (11c.), from Medieval Latin rabia, from Latin rabies "madness, rage, fury," related to rabere "be mad, rave" (cf. rabies, which originally had this sense), from PIE *rebh- "violent, impetuous" (cf. Old English rabbian "to rage"). Similarly, Welsh (cynddaredd) and Breton (kounnar) words for "rage, fury" originally meant "hydrophobia" and are compounds based on the word for "dog" (Welsh ci, plural cwn; Breton ki). In 15c.-16c. it also could mean "rabies." The rage "fashion, vogue" dates from 1785.
mid-13c., "to play, romp," from rage (n.). Meanings "be furious; speak passionately; go mad" first recorded c.1300. Of things from 1530s. Related: Raged; raging.
see all the rage.