wrath

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Wrath \Wrath\, verb (used with an object) To anger; to enrage; -- also used impersonally. [Obs.] "I will not wrathen him." --Chaucer.

If him wratheth, be ywar and his way shun. --Piers Plowman.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Wrath \Wrath\ (?; 277), noun [OE. wrathe, wra[thorn][thorn]e, wrethe, wr[ae][eth][eth]e, AS. wr[=ae][eth][eth]o, fr. wr[=a][eth] wroth; akin to Icel. rei[eth]i wrath. See {Wroth}, adjective]

1. Violent anger; vehement exasperation; indignation; rage; fury; ire.

Wrath is a fire, and jealousy a weed. --Spenser.

When the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased. --Esther ii. 1.

Now smoking and frothing Its tumult and wrath in. --Southey.

2. The effects of anger or indignation; the just punishment of an offense or a crime. "A revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil." --Rom. xiii. 4.

Syn: Anger; fury; rage; ire; vengeance; indignation; resentment; passion. See {Anger}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Wrath \Wrath\, adjective See {Wroth}. [Obs.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

wrath

noun

1: intense anger (usually on an epic scale)

2: belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins) [syn: {wrath}, {anger}, {ire}, {ira}]


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