Pronunciation: /ɪnˈfjʊərɪeɪt /[with object]
- Make (someone) extremely angry and impatient: I was infuriated by your articleMore example sentences
enrage, incense, anger, madden, inflame, send into a rage, make someone's blood boil, stir up, fire up; exasperate, antagonize, provoke, rile, make one's hackles rise, annoy, irritate, nettle, gall, get on someone's nerves, rub up the wrong way, ruffle someone's feathers, try someone's patience, irk, vex, pique; North American rankle, ride• informal aggravate, make one see red, get someone's back up, get someone's dander up, get someone's goat, peeve, needle, get under someone's skin, get up someone's nose, hack off• vulgar slang piss offexasperating, maddening, provoking, annoying, irritating, irksome, vexing, vexatious, trying, tiresome, bothersome
- And on the days when I say something that angers and infuriates you, tell me!
- He annoys me and infuriates me but he also kind of intrigues me.
- The article that Dan talks about here just infuriates me.
mid 17th century: from medieval Latin infuriat- 'made angry', from the verb infuriare, from in- 'into' + Latin furia 'fury'.