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Revision as of 15:08, 22 June 2014

See also: wraþ

English

Etymology

From Middle English wraththe, wreththe, from Old English wrǣþþu, wrǣþþo (wrath, fury), from Proto-Germanic *wraiþiþō (wrath, fury), equivalent to Lua error in Module:compound/templates at line 63: The |lang= parameter is not used by this template. Place the language code in parameter 1 instead.. Compare Dutch wreedte (cruelty), Danish vrede (anger), Swedish vrede (wrath, anger, ire), Icelandic reiði (anger). More at wroth.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɒθ/, /ɹæθ/
  • Rhymes: -ɒθ, -æθ
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɹæːθ/, /ɹæθ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æθ
  • The pronunciation with the vowel IPA(key): /æ/ is regarded as incorrect by many.

Noun

wrath (usually uncountable, plural wraths)

  1. Great anger.
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  2. (rare) Punishment.
    • Bible, Romans xiii. 4
      A revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.
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Synonyms

Derived terms

Translations

Adjective

wrath (comparative more wrath, superlative most wrath)

  1. (rare) Wrathful; very angry.

Verb

wrath (third-person singular simple present wraths, present participle wrathing, simple past and past participle wrathed)

  1. (obsolete) To anger; to enrage.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for wrath in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)