Definitions for vengefulˈvɛndʒ fəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

venge•fulˈvɛndʒ fəl(adj.)

  1. desiring or seeking vengeance; vindictive.

  2. characterized by or showing a vindictive spirit.

Origin of vengeful:

1580–90; shortened form of revengeful


Princeton's WordNet

  1. revengeful, vindictive, vengeful(adj)

    disposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge

    "more vindictive than jealous love"- Shakespeare; "punishments...essentially vindictive in their nature"- M.R.Cohen


  1. vengeful(Adjective)

    Vindictive or wanting vengeance.

    His chains now broken, the prisoner turned a vengeful eye toward his former captors.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vengeful(adj)

    vindictive; retributive; revengeful


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