Examples of maddening in a Sentence
He has a maddening habit of interrupting other people.
She shows a maddening inability to control her children.
Recent Examples of maddening from the Web
On Wednesday, June 13, the Arts Commission and the city’s Historic Preservation Commission will request a re-hearing from the appeals board — and the whole maddening process will begin again.
The Rockets had been stewing and planning, waiting through 48 unpleasant, uncomfortable hours to spit out the bitter taste of a maddening loss.
But none of that makes their situations any less maddening or upsetting.
But one of the most maddening elements of this case — and why writing off the defense writ large is so hard — is that Ortega never acted like pure evil before the crime.
Composers do have a maddening way of often knowing better.
The story was bizarre and maddening for the relatives crowded into the pews — for those who came to support the child who is dead, and for those who came on behalf of the child who stands accused of murder.
And certainly, for Portlanders, it's been both intriguing and maddening to see how our city comes across in this fictional tale.
Then, of course, there was Smith's role in the recent soup-throwing incident, another ridiculous chapter in a bizarre and maddening season.
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Definition of maddening for English Language Learners
: very annoying
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