[ UK /ɹˈæθfə‍l/ ]
  1. vehemently incensed and condemnatory
    but wroth as he was, a short struggle ended in reconciliation
    they trembled before the wrathful queen
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How To Use wrathful In A Sentence

  • So spake he, and Athene was mightily angered at heart, and chid Odysseus in wrathful words: ‘Odysseus, thou hast no more steadfast might nor any prowess, as when for nine whole years continually thou didst battle with the Trojans for high born Helen, of the white arms, and many men thou slewest in terrible warfare, and by thy device the wide-wayed city of Priam was taken. Book XXII
  • The "hail" is Jehovah's wrathful visitation (Isa 30: 30; 28: 2, 17). Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible
  • I turned my back to the mirror and dressed in wrathful irritation and my yesterday's linen. The Window at the White Cat
  • Picking up the receiver wrathfully, I muttered a monotonous ‘hello’.
  • Only one of them, a little man with a wrathful air, in a sheepskin coat wide open, and a lambswool cap pulled right over his eyes, on coming up to the gingerbread man, suddenly inquired: ‘How much is the gingerbread, you tomfool?’ The Diary of a Superfluous Man and other stories
  • It will doubtless be looked upon as heresy for a children's librarian to own that she has a deal of sympathy for the down-trodden adult of the present; that there have been moments when she has even gone so far as to say an "amen" -- under her breath -- to the librarian who, after a day of vexations at the hands of the exasperating young person represented in our current social writings as a much-sinned-against innocent, wrathfully exploded, "Children ought to be put in a barrel and fed through the bung till they are twenty-one years old! Library Work with Children
  • Montausé; but he heard a voice calling in some unknown tongue; some human being had dared to interlope upon his peculiar domain; and the wrathful explorer did only what might have been expected of him: he began to pour forth a torrent of very violent reproof and objurgation, to which the sober English tongue can do scant justice. Round the World in Seven Days
  • "GGRRRRRRrrrrrrrrrrr…" was the cue, along with much gnashing of teeth and bestial grunting in a wrathful type manner.
  • They'd be feeling righteous and wrathful, and they'd surely attempt some mischief upon her person if she didn't make herself scarce. SACRAMENT
  • Many of the local gods and tribal leaders became Dharma Protectors and/or wrathful emanations of Bodhisattvas.
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