Definition of maddening in English:

maddening

Line breaks: mad¦den|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈmadnɪŋ
 
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adjective

Extremely annoying: she put the coins back with maddening slowness
More example sentences
  • 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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Derivatives

maddeningly

adverb
More example sentences
  • He challenged the entrenched and politically powerful orthodoxy and did so with maddeningly thorough data.
  • There are many factors at work in the course of any cancer, and the interactions can be maddeningly complex.
  • Rarely do we relax body, mind and spirit to let nature heal and correct the imbalances of a maddeningly robotic modern urban life.

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