Examples of wrath in a Sentence
- That winter it rained in Los Angeles for three months straight, as if I had brought with me a terrible wrath that somehow agitated the atmosphere, releasing a flood of rain. —Patrick Moore, Tweaked, 2006
- … Reagan raised the bar for every political performer who followed. A president or presidential candidate now had to be smooth or suffer the wrath of the press. —Neal Gabler, Life: The Movie, 1998
- More Wrath than Terror, has seized me. I am very mad. —John Adams 26 Apr. 1777, in The Book of Abigail and John, 1975
the wrath of the gods
waited until my initial wrath had eased before voicing my complaint
Recent Examples of wrath from the Web
Contraception is not the type of expensive care that drains insurers, and companies will not be eager to face the left’s wrath for even minor coverage alterations.
And Houston is no stranger to catastrophic flooding—in 2001, tropical storm Allison’s wrath left the city with 22 deaths and billions of dollars in damages.
Every sportsman has felt the wrath of old-man game.
YouTubers risk Apple’s wrath by prematurely posting iPhone X reviews (The Next Web) - The floodgates have opened, embargoes are being busted right and left.
Those were hard seasons that followed—19 wins, 18 wins, 10 wins—and Hinkie’s strategy brought on the wrath of the NBA establishment and, in effect, cost him his job as the Sixers’ general manager.
Whereas Ryanair has canceled flights, risking the wrath of customers, Norwegian leased planes complete with crews.
To read more about the impact of GST on companies, click here Any deterioration in public finances risks the wrath of rating companies such as S&P Global Ratings, which last week downgraded China for the first time since 1999 citing soaring debt.
What most inflamed Kaczynski’s wrath against Mr. Tusk was the death of his identical twin brother, then President Lech Kaczynski, in a plane crash in Smolensk, Russia, in 2010.
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Synonymsangriness, birse [chiefly Scottish], choler, furor, fury, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, mad, madness, mood [archaic], outrage, rage, spleen, anger, wrathfulness
Related Wordsaggravation, annoyance, exasperation, irritation, vexation; acrimoniousness, acrimony, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bile, biliousness, bitterness, contempt, embitterment, empoisonment, enmity, grudge, hostility, rancor; envy, jaundice, jealousy, pique, resentment; malevolence, malice, spite, vengefulness, venom, vindictiveness, virulence, vitriol; belligerence, contentiousness, contrariness, crankiness, disputatiousness, hot-headedness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, orneriness, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, querulousness; blowup, flare, flare-up, outburst; chafe, dander, dudgeon, huff, pet, rise, ruffle, temper; air rage, road rage; delirium, heat, passion, warmth
Near Antonymscalmness, forbearance, patience
Synonym Discussion of wrath
- tried to hide his anger
- cheeks flushed with ire
- shook with rage
- could not contain his fury
- a comment that caused general indignation
- I feared her wrath if I was discovered
Examples of wrath in a Sentence
- … Take heed the Queen come not within his sight; / For Oberon is passing fell and wrath … —William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, 1596
Origin and Etymology of wrath
First Known Use: 1535See Words from the same year
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