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infuriate

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verb in·fu·ri·ate \in-ˈfyu̇r-ē-ˌāt\

Definition of infuriate

infuriated

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infuriating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make furious

infuriatingly

play \in-ˈfyu̇r-ē-ˌā-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

infuriation

play \in-ˌfyu̇r-ē-ˈā-shən\ noun

Examples of infuriate in a sentence

  1. I was infuriated by his arrogance.

  2. the quarterback's stupid mistake infuriated the coach

Origin and Etymology of infuriate

Medieval Latin infuriatus, past participle of infuriare, from Latin in- + furia fury


First Known Use: 1667


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infuriate

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adjective in·fu·ri·ate \in-ˈfyu̇r-ē-ət\

Definition of infuriate

  1. :  furiously angry

Examples of infuriate in a sentence

  1. Casanova made a hasty retreat from the woman's bedroom, with the infuriate husband in hot pursuit.

1667

First Known Use of infuriate

1667


INFURIATE Defined for English Language Learners

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infuriate

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verb in·fu·ri·ate \in-ˈfyu̇r-ē-ˌāt\

Definition of infuriate for English Language Learners

  • : to make (someone) very angry : to make (someone) furious


INFURIATE Defined for Kids

infuriate

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verb in·fu·ri·ate \in-ˈfyu̇r-ē-ˌāt\

Definition of infuriate for Students

infuriated

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infuriating

  1. :  to make furious :  enrage



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