strong, stern, or fierce anger; deeply resentful indignation; ire.
vengeance or punishment as the consequence of anger.
Other definitions for Wrath (2 of 2)
Cape, a high promontory in NW Scotland: most NW point on mainland.
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How to use wrath in a sentence
The exercise, which puts users in Nastya’s shoes and asks them to choose options to handle Kirill’s wrath, is an attempt to highlight domestic violence that activists say has soared in Russia during the pandemic.Russia's Leaders Won't Deal With a Domestic Violence Epidemic. These Women Stepped Up Instead | Madeline Roache | March 3, 2021 | Time
A windy spot helps the wood dry, but you don’t want 100-miles-per-hour, wrath-of-Aeolus-level wind either.
Holiday would have faced the wrath of systemic racism whether she courted it or not.We Lost Who Billie Holiday Might Have Been If She Wasn’t Busy Fighting Racism | Brande Victorian | February 26, 2021 | Essence.com
The vice-president had earned their wrath for refusing to overturn the election as their master had commanded.Save the Sarcasm for Other Democracies. America Is Fine | Debasish Roy Chowdhury | January 11, 2021 | Time
Loyalty to the country and its government — being shown primarily by Republican state officials — brings down presidential wrath and abuse by MAGA forces.Republicans, it isn’t too late to stand up for the nation | Michael Gerson | December 3, 2020 | Washington Post
Twelve-year-old dance prodigy Maddie Ziegler has suffered the wrath of Dance Moms tyrant Abby Lee Miller.See Burly Shia LaBeouf Interpretive Cage Fight Lil Sia in the Singer’s Fantastic New Music Video | Marlow Stern | January 7, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Or, anyway, we were willing to brave the wrath of the building superintendent and climb the roof stairs to Tar Beach.
I shirked duty in pursuit of a good sleep, incurring her wrath this morning.
How the Export-Import Bank” became a target “for Tea Party wrath is a little strange to me.
And as its influence and readership expands, the paper is feeling the wrath of Hollywood mega-stars.Hollywood vs. The Daily Mail: George Clooney and Angelina Jolie Take On The UK's Leanest, Meanest Gossip Machine | Lizzie Crocker, Lloyd Grove | July 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And as a flood hath watered the earth; so shall his wrath inherit the nations, that have not sought after him.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
In the time of destruction they shall pour out their force: and they shall appease the wrath of him that made them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
As night began to settle down over the land, the Queen Elizabeth seemed to feel the time had come to give full vent to her wrath.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
Some affirm that he wrote to please royalty, but if so why did he not condemn the custom to appease the wrath of a sapient king.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
Elizabeth left the blameless victim of all this wrath, standing in the middle of the floor.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for wrath (1 of 2)
angry, violent, or stern indignation
divine vengeance or retribution
archaic a fit of anger or an act resulting from anger
obsolete incensed; angry
- wrathless, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for Wrath (2 of 2)
Cape Wrath a promontory at the NW extremity of the Scottish mainland
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