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Meaning of WROTH

Pronunciation:  roth

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  vehemently incensed and condemnatory; "they trembled before the wrathful queen"; "but wroth as he was, a short struggle ended in reconciliation"
 

WROTH is a 5 letter word that starts with W.

 

 Synonyms: angry, wrathful, wrothful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Wroth\, a. [OE. wroth, wrap, AS. wr[=a][eth] wroth,
crooked, bad; akin to wr[=i][eth]an to writhe, and to OS.
wr[=e][eth]angry, D. wreed cruel, OHG. reid twisted, Icel.
rei[eth]r angry, Dan. & Sw. vred. See {Writhe}, and cf.
{Wrath}.]
Full of wrath; angry; incensed; much exasperated; wrathful.
``Wroth to see his kingdom fail.'' --Milton.

      Revel and truth as in a low degree, They be full wroth
      [i. e., at enmity] all day.              --Chaucer.

      Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell. --Gen.
                                               iv. 5.

 

 

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