wroth[rôt̸h; chiefly Brit, rōt̸h]
Origin of wrothMiddle English ; from Old English wrath, bad, wroth ; from the past tense stem of writhan, to twist, writhe
Origin of wrothMiddle English, from Old English wrāth; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
Middle English wroth, wrooth, from Old English wrÄÃ¾, from Proto-Germanic *wraiÃ¾az (â€œcruelâ€), from Proto-Indo-European *wreit- (â€œto turnâ€). Akin to Old Frisian wrÄ“Ã¾ (â€œevilâ€), Old Saxon wrÄ“d (â€œevilâ€) (Dutch wreed (â€œcruelâ€)), Old High German reid (â€œcruelâ€), Old Norse reiÃ°r (â€œangryâ€) (Danish vred, Swedish vred).