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enragement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n enragement a feeling of intense anger
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Enragement Act of enraging or state of being enraged; excitement.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n enragement The act of enraging, or the state of being enraged; excitement; exaltation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Enragement act of enraging, state of being enraged, excitement
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Quotations

  • William Shenstone
    William Shenstone
    “Consider, when you are enraged at any one, what you would probably think if he should die during the dispute.”
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    “I advise you to go on living solely to enrage those who are paying your annuities. It is the only pleasure I have left.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. enrageren (=L. in), and rage, rage.

Usage

In literature:

Still enraged, she glanced over the letters indifferently.
"The Secret of the Storm Country" by Grace Miller White
The reptile had been enraged by the shot the great scout fired, and now meant to strike, and that fatally.
"The Boy Land Boomer" by Ralph Bonehill
Tiamat, our mother is full of hate towards us, With all her might she is bitterly enraged.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
Should they approach either, the lion would be certain to see them from within; and, enraged as he now was, would be sure to spring upon them.
"The Bush Boys" by Captain Mayne Reid
He was following Fritz as straight as he could go, and evidently enraged at the dog.
"The Cliff Climbers" by Captain Mayne Reid
A sign of fear, or even of consciousness, would only tend to enrage my captors.
"Dick Onslow" by W.H.G. Kingston
The Jew, enraged at his idleness, struck him on the head with one of the staves.
"The Pacha of Many Tales" by Frederick Marryat
Instantly the enraged skipper leaped up and struck him a blow on the chest which knocked him down.
"The Young Trawler" by R.M. Ballantyne
But from some treachery shown them, the tribe grew enraged and carried him off prisoner.
"Agatha's Husband A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
Enraged by pain, he advanced to take revenge on his assailants.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
I was still enraged, but I must bide my time.
"The Best Short Stories of 1920" by Various
His father and Chremes, having {now} returned, {begin} to be enraged.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer, (AKA) Terence
It puzzled and enraged him, but he submitted for a long time.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
At first it amused me; then enraged me; I don't care a fig now.
"Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess" by Henry W. Fischer
He was humiliated and enraged.
"Ferdinand De Soto, The Discoverer of the Mississippi" by John S. C. Abbott
The summary execution of three of Philip's subjects enraged and alarmed the Wampanoags exceedingly.
"King Philip" by John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
It only enraged him and her.
"The "Genius"" by Theodore Dreiser
When the king recovered consciousness, he was fearfully enraged at Little Muck, who had run him out of breath.
"Tales of the Caravan, Inn, and Palace." by William Hauff
Enraged at the insult, Latona called her children to her, and bade them slay all the children of Niobe.
"Greek Women" by Mitchell Carroll
The two martyrs were then exposed to the fury of an enraged bull.
"Women of Early Christianity" by Alfred Brittain
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In poetry:

Enrag'd, the haughty RAYMOND cried,
"Base wretch receive thy doom,
For thy bold errand thou shalt die
Within a dungeon's gloom."
"Sir Raymond of the Castle" by Mary Darby Robinson
Their stubborn neighbors who enraged,
United war against them waged,
By Joshua soon were overthrown,
For Gibeon's cause was now his own.
"Gibeon" by John Newton
The other two enrag'd arose;
'Our Country claims our lives,' they said.
With them I lost my Soul's repose;
That fatal hour my last hope fled.
"The French Mariner" by Robert Bloomfield
Enraged against a quondam friend,
To Wisdom once proud Fortune said
"I'll give thee treasures without end,
If thou wilt be my friend instead."
"Fortune And Wisdom" by Friedrich von Schiller
Boiled over the blood of MACPHAIRSON McCLAN -
The Clan of Clonglocketty rose as one man;
For all were enraged at the insult, I ween -
Especially ELLEN McJONES ABERDEEN.
"Ellen McJones Aberdeen" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Enrag'd, with his angelic host,
He'll come — and come unto our cost,
Upon our heads his vengeance to begin,
And with his light'ning's dreadful blaze
He will the guilty souls amaze
Of those, who now are so alert to sin.
"To The Sons Of Brutus" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Police detain man enraged over loss of child in movie theater shooting.
Woman enraged after getting card, flowers for Mother's Day, kills boyfriend.
Enraged driver pummelled cyclist.
Rockies enraged after Troy Tulowitzki gets hit by Ubaldo Jimenez fastball.
Enraged by Bristol Palin on 'Dancing,' man shoots TV, prompts standoff.
Enraged neighbor shot pup.
Readers enraged over video of alleged assault.
Dep't of See to Believe: Professionally Enraged Man in Every Press Photo Ever.
'He was so enraged and screaming and very angry'.
The responses: ' enraged '.
UWS Block Association Enraged By Lululemon's Stinginess.
Enraged Muslims had demanded severe punishment for Youssef, with a Pakistani cabinet minister even offering $100,000 to anyone who kills him.
"Innocence of Muslims, " which depicts the Prophet Mohammad as a religious fraud and womanizer, enraged Muslims and ignited violence in the Middle East, killing dozens.
'Innocence of Muslims ' enraged Muslims and ignited violence in the Middle East.
Oakland County Deputy Medical Examiner Ruben Ortiz-Reyes told jurors that Pyne was the victim of "overkill," typical of a slaying committed by a person who is enraged.
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