maddening

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maddening

adjective

: very annoying

Full Definition of MADDENING

1
:  tending to craze
2
a :  tending to infuriate
b :  tending to vex :  irritating
mad·den·ing·ly \-lē\ adverb

Examples of MADDENING

  1. He has a maddening habit of interrupting other people.
  2. She shows a maddening inability to control her children.

First Known Use of MADDENING

1822

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