Definitions for rancorousˈræŋ kər əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ran•cor•ousˈræŋ kər əs(adj.)

  1. full of or showing rancor.

Origin of rancorous:

1580–90

ran′cor•ous•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rancorous(adj)

    showing deep-seated resentment

    "preserve...from rancourous envy of the rich"- Aldous Huxley

Wiktionary

  1. rancorous(Adjective)

    Full of rancor; bitter; unforgiving.

    rancorous speech

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rancorous(adj)

    full of rancor; evincing, or caused by, rancor; deeply malignant; implacably spiteful or malicious; intensely virulent

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