Simple Definition of vengeful
: feeling or showing a desire to harm someone who has harmed you : feeling or showing a desire for vengeance
Examples of vengeful in a sentence
The robbery was committed by a vengeful former employee.
The fire was a vengeful act of destruction.
Origin and Etymology of vengeful
obsolete English venge revenge
First Known Use: circa 1586
VENGEFUL Defined for Kids
Definition of vengeful for Students
: wanting revenge
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