One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Full of or characterized by intense anger.‘natural calamities seemed to be the work of a wrathful deity’
angry, irate, raging, enraged, incensed, infuriated, furious, choleric, fuming, ranting, raving, seething, frenzied, in a frenzy, beside oneself, indignant, outraged, vexed, in high dudgeon, exasperated, in a temper, irritated, provoked, piqued, cross, displeasedView synonyms
- ‘Ander had the sneaking suspicion that terrible things were happening to his grade in her class, but at least he didn't have to worry about taking report cards home to wrathful parents.’
- ‘I walked a sad tightrope between trying to impress cooler kids through imitation and my mortal terror of wrathful authority figures.’
- ‘As she slowly gathered her wits, she could feel the familiar burning of wrathful anger building up within her.’
- ‘These exchanges are routine, and don't distract Krista from trying to breach an ideological gap with a car full of wrathful seniors.’
- ‘Bodhisattvas are portrayed as both benevolent godlike figures and wrathful deities.’
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