- 1Make (someone) extremely irritated or annoyed: the audacity of the convicts maddened the governorMore example sentences
- The more complicated your life gets, the more people you interact with on a daily basis, the more incidents occur that can irritate, annoy, incense, madden, infuriate and enrage.
- We all need the sustenance of classic and art films that madden, provoke, disturb and challenge us - at least until they come out with the Star Wars II DVD.
- I will be in DC that day, or I would probably show up and sulk, maddened there were no women on the panel and annoyed at myself for caring.
- 1.1 (often as adjective maddened) Drive (someone) insane: a maddened crowdMore example sentences
drive mad, drive insane, derange, unhinge, unbalance• informal drive round/around the bend
- JunoFest organizers have been busy like honey maddened bees labouring to bring you, faithful reader, the music you deserve.
- Everything appears brazen and hard and mighty, suggestive of Angelo's own throbbing spirit and maddened soul.
- Living in that vile woman's grasp, it was like being watched by a vigilant, maddened cat, always with the claws out, ready to pounce on us.