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wrath

[ rath, rahth or, especially British, rawth ]
/ ræθ, rɑθ or, especially British, rɔθ /
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noun
strong, stern, or fierce anger; deeply resentful indignation; ire.
vengeance or punishment as the consequence of anger.
adjective
Archaic. wroth.

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Origin of wrath

before 900; (noun) Middle English wraththe,Old English wrǣththo, equivalent to wrāthwroth + -tho-th1; (adj.) variant of wroth by association with the noun

Other definitions for wrath (2 of 2)

Wrath
[ rath ]
/ ræθ /

noun
Cape, a high promontory in NW Scotland: most NW point on mainland.
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British Dictionary definitions for wrath (1 of 2)

wrath
/ (rɒθ) /

noun
angry, violent, or stern indignation
divine vengeance or retribution
archaic a fit of anger or an act resulting from anger
adjective
obsolete incensed; angry

Derived forms of wrath

wrathless, adjective

Word Origin for wrath

Old English wrǣththu; see wroth

British Dictionary definitions for wrath (2 of 2)

Wrath
/ (rɒθ, rɔːθ) /

noun
Cape Wrath a promontory at the NW extremity of the Scottish mainland
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