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wrought

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\ˈrȯt\

Definition of wrought

  1. past and past participle of work




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wrought

adjective

Simple Definition of wrought

  • : carefully formed or worked into shape

Full Definition of wrought

  1. 1 :  worked into shape by artistry or effort <carefully wrought essays>

  2. 2 :  elaborately embellished :  ornamented

  3. 3 :  processed for use :  manufactured <wrought silk>

  4. 4 :  beaten into shape by tools :  hammered —used of metals

  5. 5 :  deeply stirred :  excited —often used with up <gets easily wrought up over nothing>

Origin of wrought

Middle English, from past participle of worken to work


First Known Use: 13th century

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WROUGHT Defined for Kids

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wrought

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Definition of wrought

  1. past and past participle of work




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wrought

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adjective \ˈrȯt\

Definition of wrought

  1. 1 :  beaten into shape by tools <wrought metals>

  2. 2 :  much too excited <… Miss Elson was on the verge of tears, she was so wrought up. — Louise Fitzhugh, Harriet the Spy>





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