\ ˈrȯth How to pronounce wroth (audio) also ˈrōth \

Definition of wroth

: intensely angry : highly incensed : wrathful

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I've been waxing wroth all afternoon!
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First Known Use of wroth

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for wroth

Middle English, from Old English wrāth; akin to Old High German reid twisted, Old English wrīthan to writhe

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“Wroth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wroth. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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