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wroth Syllabification: wroth

Definition of wroth in English:

adjective

archaic
Angry: Sir Leicester is majestically wroth
More example sentences
  • Begone, and trouble us no more, for I and thy mistress are sore wroth with thee.
  • If a woman comes to me and I feel her growing angry, then I can deduce that she is wroth with me, but I cannot deduce why.
  • But the queen Vashti refused to come at the king's commandment by his chamberlains: therefore was the king very wroth, and his anger burned in him.

Origin

Old English wrāth, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch wreed 'cruel', also to writhe.

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