Wrath

Definition of Wrath

n.1.
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.1.See Wroth.
v. t.1.To anger; to enrage; - also used impersonally.
If him wratheth, be ywar and his way shun.
- Piers Plowman.

Related Words

a transient madness, acedia, acerbity, acrimony, angriness, asperity, avarice, avaritia, deadly sin, enragement, envy, gluttony, grapes of wrath, greed, gula, heat, indignation, infuriation, invidia, ira, irateness, ire, lust, luxuria, mad, offense, pride, resentment, saeva indignatio, sloth, soreness, superbia, vials of wrath, wrathfulness
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