Definition of infuriating in English:

Share this entry


Pronunciation: /ɪnˈfjʊərɪeɪtɪŋ/


Making one extremely angry and impatient: that infuriating half-smile on his face
More example sentences
  • Millions of kids, through the book, feel the infuriating injustices of autocracy.
  • The battle for power has moved into the shadows, casting an infuriating fog over its news coverage.
  • This time his team chose the big city to produce their most infuriating performance of the season.



Pronunciation: /ɪnˈfjʊərɪˌeɪtɪŋli/
[as submodifier]: the truth is infuriatingly hard to pin down
More example sentences
  • The notion of a service culture remains infuriatingly alien to many Scots.
  • ‘Hallo, I'm on the train,’ is not an infuriatingly redundant communication but a genuine expression of how well mobiles mesh with our lifestyles.
  • Ezzie remained infuriatingly silent after that.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: in|furi|at¦ing

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.