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wrathful

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adjective wrath·ful \-fəl\

Definition of wrathful

  1. 1 :  filled with wrath :  irate

  2. 2 :  arising from, marked by, or indicative of wrath

wrathfully

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wrathfulness

noun


Examples of wrathful in a sentence

  1. <in a wrathful voice she demanded to know what had happened>



13th Century

First Known Use of wrathful

13th century


WRATHFUL Defined for Kids

wrathful

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adjective wrath·ful \ˈrath-fəl\

Definition of wrathful for Students

  1. 1 :  full of wrath

  2. 2 :  showing wrath





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