rage

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1rage

noun \ˈrāj\

: a strong feeling of anger that is difficult to control

: a sudden expression of violent anger

: something that is suddenly very popular

Full Definition of RAGE

1
a :  violent and uncontrolled anger
b :  a fit of violent wrath
c archaic :  insanity
2
:  violent action (as of wind or sea)
3
:  an intense feeling :  passion
4
:  a fad pursued with intense enthusiasm <was all the rage>

Examples of RAGE

  1. Her note to him was full of rage.
  2. He was shaking with rage.
  3. She was seized by a murderous rage.
  4. His rages rarely last more than a few minutes.

Origin of RAGE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin rabia, from Latin rabies rage, madness, from rabere to be mad; akin to Sanskrit rabhas violence
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with RAGE

2rage

verb

: to talk in an extremely angry way : to shout loudly and angrily

: to happen or continue in a destructive, violent, or intense way

ragedrag·ing

Full Definition of RAGE

intransitive verb
1
:  to be in a rage
2
:  to be in tumult
3
:  to prevail uncontrollably

Examples of RAGE

  1. She raged about the injustice of their decision.
  2. The manager raged at the umpire.
  3. A storm was raging outside, but we were warm and comfortable indoors.
  4. The fire raged for hours.

First Known Use of RAGE

14th century

rage

noun \ˈrāj\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RAGE

: violent and uncontrolled anger

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