Wrath Definition

răth, räth
noun
Intense anger; rage; fury.
Webster's New World
Any action carried out in great anger, esp. for punishment or vengeance.
Webster's New World
Wrath is great anger.
An example of wrath is the way you would feel after your brand new car is stolen and destroyed.
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Antonyms:
adjective
Wrathful.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
verb
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Other Word Forms of Wrath

Noun

Singular:
wrath
Plural:
wraths

Origin of Wrath

  • From Middle English wraththe, wreththe, from Old English wrǣþþu, wrǣþþo (“wrath, fury"), from Proto-Germanic *wraiþiþō (“wrath, fury"), equivalent to wroth +"Ž -th. Compare Dutch wreedte (“cruelty"), Danish vrede (“anger"), Swedish vrede (“wrath, anger, ire"), Icelandic reiði (“anger"). More at wroth.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Old English wrǣththu from wrāth angry wer-2 in Indo-European roots Adj., variant of wroth

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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