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infuriating

Syllabification: in·fu·ri·at·ing
Pronunciation: /inˈfyo͞orēˌādiNG
 
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Definition of infuriating in English:

adjective

Making one extremely angry and impatient; very annoying: 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.

Derivatives

infuriatingly

1
adverb
[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.

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