Definition of revengeful in English:

revengeful

Line breaks: re¦venge|ful
Pronunciation: /rɪˈvɛn(d)ʒfʊl
 
, -f(ə)l/

adjective

Eager for revenge: the average Briton is not naturally vindictive and revengeful
More example sentences
  • Vindictive, unforgiving and revengeful, Susan did her utmost to make certain the only other woman remaining in the contest wouldn't win.
  • But I do think he is a man who bears a grudge, who is a man who is vindictive and revengeful and, I have to say, so does Mr Burton.…
  • The most revengeful way to humiliate a family against whom disputes are pending is to subject the womenfolk in that family to crimes that rob them of their honour and dignity and bring them disrepute.

Derivatives

revengefully

adverb
More example sentences
  • The white fox rushes toward him with unsheathed claws as a last resort and the wolf only smiles revengefully.
  • Why do some of her supporters think that if they revengefully abandon him that his supporters are going to support her the next time around?
  • This is an idiom you say it when someone does something without following your advice; you say it revengefully.

revengefulness

noun
More example sentences
  • Fear, and something else, possibly hatred or revengefulness, brought her back to her senses.
  • They depict a God whose attributes include sovereignty and revengefulness.

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