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infuriate

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verb in·fu·ri·ate \in-ˈfyu̇r-ē-ˌāt\

Simple Definition of infuriate

  • : to make (someone) very angry : to make (someone) furious

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of infuriate

infuriatedinfuriating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make furious

infuriatingly play \-ˌā-tiŋ-lē\ adverb
infuriation play \-ˌfyu̇r-ē-ˈā-shən\ noun

Examples of infuriate in a sentence

  1. I was infuriated by his arrogance.

  2. <the quarterback's stupid mistake infuriated the coach>



Origin of infuriate

Medieval Latin infuriatus, past participle of infuriare, from Latin in- + furia fury


First Known Use: 1667

Rhymes with infuriate

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infuriate

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adjective in·fu·ri·ate \in-ˈfyu̇r-ē-ət\

Definition of infuriate

  1. :  furiously angry



Examples of infuriate in a sentence

  1. <Casanova made a hasty retreat from the woman's bedroom, with the infuriate husband in hot pursuit.>



1667

First Known Use of infuriate

1667


INFURIATE Defined for Kids

infuriate

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verb in·fu·ri·ate \in-ˈfyu̇r-ē-ˌāt\

Definition of infuriate for Students

infuriatedinfuriating

  1. :  to make furious :  enrage





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