Wroth (?), a. [OE. wroth, wrap, AS. wra&edh; wroth, crooked, bad; akin to wri&edh;an to writhe, and to OS. wr&emac;&edh;angry, D. wreed cruel, OHG. reid twisted, Icel. rei&edh;r angry, Dan. & Sw. vred. See Writhe, and cf. Wrath.]

Full of wrath; angry; incensed; much exasperated; wrathful.

"Wroth to see his kingdom fail."

Milton.

Revel and truth as in a low degree, They be full wroth [i. e., at enmity] all day. Chaucer.

Cain was very wroth, and his countenance fell. Gen. iv. 5.

 

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