wrathful

[ rath-fuhl, rahth- or, esp. British, rawth- ]
/ ˈræθ fəl, ˈrɑθ- or, esp. British, ˈrɔθ- /

adjective

very angry; ireful; full of wrath: They trembled before the wrathful queen.
characterized by or showing wrath: wrathful words.

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Origin of wrathful

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at wrath, -ful

SYNONYMS FOR wrathful

1 irate, furious, raging, incensed, enraged.

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British Dictionary definitions for wrathful

wrathful
/ (ˈrɒθfʊl) /

adjective

full of wrath; raging or furious
resulting from or expressing wrath
Also (informal): wrathy

Derived forms of wrathful

wrathfully, adverbwrathfulness, noun
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