- The state or quality of being vengeful
- The vengefulness of the king was legendary.
Variant of vengeful
- desiring or seeking vengeance; vindictive
- arising from a desire for vengeance: said of actions or behavior
- serving to inflict vengeance
Origin of vengefulobsolete venge, vengeance ; from venge, to avenge ; from Middle English vengen ; from Old French venger (see vengeance) + -ful