revengeful

[ ri-venj-fuhl ]
/ rɪˈvɛndʒ fəl /

adjective

determined to have revenge; vindictive.

Origin of revengeful

First recorded in 1580–90; revenge + -ful
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British Dictionary definitions for revengeful

revengeful

/ (rɪˈvɛndʒfʊl) /

adjective

full of or characterized by desire for vengeance; vindictive
Derived Formsrevengefully, adverbrevengefulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for revengeful

revengeful


adj.

1580s; see revenge (n.) + -ful. Related: Revengefully.

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