[rawth, roth or, esp. British, rohth]
angry; wrathful (usually used predicatively): He was wroth to see the damage to his home.
stormy; violent; turbulent: the wroth sea.

before 900; Middle English; Old English wrāth; cognate with Dutch wreed cruel, Old Norse reithr angry; akin to writhe

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wroth (rəʊθ, rɒθ)
archaic, literary or angry; irate
[Old English wrāth; related to Old Saxon wrēth, Old Norse reithr, Old High German reid curly haired]

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Word Origin & History

O.E. wrað, "angry" (lit. "tormented, twisted), from P.Gmc. *wraithaz (cf. O.Fris. wreth "evil," O.S. wred, M.Du. wret, Du. wreed "cruel," O.H.G. reid, O.N. reiðr "angry, offended"), from PIE *wreit- "to turn" (see wreath). Rare or obs. from early 16c. to mid-19c.,
but somewhat revived since, esp. in dignified writing, or this exchange:
Secretary: "The Dean is furious. He's waxing wroth."
Quincy Adams Wagstaf [Groucho]: "Is Roth out there too? Tell Roth to wax the Dean for a while."
["Horse Feathers," 1932]
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Example sentences
And the lord was wroth, and gave him to tormentors, till he had paid all the debt that he ought him.
And he was wroth, and he drew his sword, and rushed fiercely upon him.
So spake he and they all were exceeding wroth, for fear lest he should string the polished bow.
Because flying kites, up there the boys run across and interfere with the neighbor's pigeons, which is apt to make him wroth.
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