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Definition of "wrath" []

  • Forceful, often vindictive anger. See Synonyms at anger. (noun)
  • Punishment or vengeance as a manifestation of anger. (noun)
  • Divine retribution for sin. (noun)
  • Archaic Wrathful. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wrath" in a sentence
  • "_Surely the wrath of Man shall praise thee, and the Remainder of wrath shalt thou restrain; _ But _surely_ it becomes us to praise God, in that we have yet sustain'd no more Damage by the _wrath of the Devil_, and in that he has restrain'd that Overwhelming _wrath_."
  • "This authority, as well as the nature of the case, renders it certain, that all, who indulge such feelings, are _in the gall of bitterness and under the bond of iniquity_ -- _dead in trespasses and sins_ -- _treasuring up wrath against the day of wrath_."
  • "But that which carries on the formidableness of our Trials, unto that which may be called, _A wrath unto the uttermost_, is this: It is not without the _wrath_ of the Almighty _God_ himself, that the _Devil_ is permitted thus to come down upon us in _wrath_."