What does wrath mean?

Definitions for wrath
ræθ, rɑθ; esp. Brit. rɔθwrath

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wrath(noun)

    intense anger (usually on an epic scale)

  2. wrath, anger, ire, ira(noun)

    belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Wiktionary

  1. wrath(Noun)

    Great anger.

    Homer relates an episode in the Trojan War that reveals the tragic consequences of the wrath of Achilles.

  2. wrath(Noun)

    Punishment.

  3. wrath(Adjective)

    Wrathful; very angry.

  4. Origin: From wraththe, wreththe, from wræþþu, wræþþo, from wraiþiþō, equivalent to . Compare wreedte, vrede, vrede, reiði. More at wroth.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wrath(adj)

    violent anger; vehement exasperation; indignation; rage; fury; ire

  2. Wrath(adj)

    the effects of anger or indignation; the just punishment of an offense or a crime

  3. Wrath(adj)

    see Wroth

  4. Wrath(verb)

    to anger; to enrage; -- also used impersonally

Freebase

  1. Wrath

    The Wrath is the name of two fictional comic book supervillains published by DC Comics. The original Wrath debuted in Batman Special #1, and was created by Mike W. Barr and Michael Golden. The second Wrath debuted in Batman Confidential #13, and was created by Tony Bedard and Rags Morales.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Wrath

    räth, n. violent anger: holy indignation: heat.—adj. violently angry.—adj. Wrath′ful, full of wrath: very angry: springing from, or expressing, wrath.—adv. Wrath′fully.—n. Wrath′fulness.—adv. Wrath′ily.—adjs. Wrath′less; Wrath′y, apt to wrath. [Old Northumbrian wrǽððo—A.S. wráð, adj. wroth; Ice. reithi.]

How to pronounce wrath?

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    Alex
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    Veena
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How to say wrath in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrath in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of wrath in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of wrath in a Sentence

  1. Book of Proverbs:

    A soft answer turneth away wrath.

  2. Ephesians 426 Bible New Testament:

    Let not the sun go down upon your wrath.

  3. William Shakespeare, "The Two Gentlemen of Verona", Act 5 scene 4:

    Come not within the measure of my wrath.

  4. Book of Proverbs:

    A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.

  5. Seneca:

    Dangerous is wrath concealed. Hatred proclaimed doth lose its chance of wreaking vengeance.

Images & Illustrations of wrath

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