Definition of maddening in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmad(ə)niNG/


Extremely annoying; infuriating: his maddening stories
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  • The voice-over narration feels, for the most part, unnecessary and irritating, and the maddening slowness of enunciation and the monotony of intonation feel tired and false.
  • He could be enlightening, terribly funny, extremely kind and utterly maddening - depending on his frame of mind.
  • If anything, her style can only be described as hectoring, more sniping than frontal attack, irritating and occasionally maddening in its circumlocution.

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Syllabification: mad·den·ing

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