hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First written as "Heav'n has no Rage, like Love to Hatred turn'd, Nor Hell a Fury, like a Woman scorn'd." in the William Congreve play The Mourning Bride (Act III Scene 2)

Proverb[edit]

hell hath no fury like a woman scorned

  1. A woman will make someone suffer if they reject her.