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 wrāþ, from Proto-Germanic *wraiþaz (“cruel”), from Proto-Indo-European *wreit- (“to turn”). Akin to Old Frisian wrēþ (“evil”), Old Saxon wrēd (“evil”) (Dutch wreed (“cruel”)), Old High German reid (“cruel”), Old Norse reiðr (“angry”) (Danish vred, Swedish vred).