V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: great anger and fury, often marked by a desire for vengeance

Synonyms: anger, fury, madness, rage, temper, vengeance, resentment

Antonyms: pleasure, delight, satisfaction

Tips: Wrath is derived from Old English wrap, which means "angry." Wrath is generally used to describe an extreme kind of anger that involves punishment for a wrongdoing, as in "the wrath of God."

Usage Examples:

After hearing about the wrath of God, the child was afraid to do anything wrong. (rage, fury, temper)

She was late to work again and braced herself for her boss' wrath. (temper, anger, rage)

He knew if he played golf again this week, he would have to face the wrath of his wife. (anger, fury, rage)

My wrath was nearly out of control when I realized my house had been robbed. (rage, anger, temper)

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