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Meaning of RANCOROUS

Pronunciation:  'rangkurus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  showing deep-seated resentment; "preserve...from rancourous envy of the rich"- Aldous Huxley
 

RANCOROUS is a 9 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: resentful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ran"cor*ous\, a. [OF. rancuros.]
Full of rancor; evincing, or caused by, rancor; deeply
malignant; implacably spiteful or malicious; intensely
virulent.

      So flamed his eyes with rage and rancorous ire.
                                               --Spenser.

 

 

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