madden


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mad·den

 (măd′n)
v. mad·dened, mad·den·ing, mad·dens
v.tr.
1. To make angry; irritate.
2. To cause (someone) to go mad; drive to madness.
v.intr.
To become infuriated.

mad′den·ing·ly adv.

madden

(ˈmædən)
vb
to make or become mad or angry

mad•den

(ˈmæd n)

v.t.
1. to anger intensely; infuriate.
2. to make insane.
v.i.
3. to become mad.
[1725–35]

madden


Past participle: maddened
Gerund: maddening

Imperative
madden
madden
Present
I madden
you madden
he/she/it maddens
we madden
you madden
they madden
Preterite
I maddened
you maddened
he/she/it maddened
we maddened
you maddened
they maddened
Present Continuous
I am maddening
you are maddening
he/she/it is maddening
we are maddening
you are maddening
they are maddening
Present Perfect
I have maddened
you have maddened
he/she/it has maddened
we have maddened
you have maddened
they have maddened
Past Continuous
I was maddening
you were maddening
he/she/it was maddening
we were maddening
you were maddening
they were maddening
Past Perfect
I had maddened
you had maddened
he/she/it had maddened
we had maddened
you had maddened
they had maddened
Future
I will madden
you will madden
he/she/it will madden
we will madden
you will madden
they will madden
Future Perfect
I will have maddened
you will have maddened
he/she/it will have maddened
we will have maddened
you will have maddened
they will have maddened
Future Continuous
I will be maddening
you will be maddening
he/she/it will be maddening
we will be maddening
you will be maddening
they will be maddening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been maddening
you have been maddening
he/she/it has been maddening
we have been maddening
you have been maddening
they have been maddening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been maddening
you will have been maddening
he/she/it will have been maddening
we will have been maddening
you will have been maddening
they will have been maddening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been maddening
you had been maddening
he/she/it had been maddening
we had been maddening
you had been maddening
they had been maddening
Conditional
I would madden
you would madden
he/she/it would madden
we would madden
you would madden
they would madden
Past Conditional
I would have maddened
you would have maddened
he/she/it would have maddened
we would have maddened
you would have maddened
they would have maddened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.madden - cause to go crazymadden - cause to go crazy; cause to lose one's mind
derange, unbalance - derange mentally, throw out of mental balance; make insane; "The death of his parents unbalanced him"
2.madden - drive up the wall; go on someone's nerves
bedevil, dun, rag, torment, frustrate, crucify - treat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
3.madden - make mad; "His behavior is maddening"
anger - make angry; "The news angered him"

madden

verb infuriate, irritate, incense, enrage, upset, provoke, annoy, aggravate (informal), gall, craze, inflame, exasperate, vex, unhinge, drive you crazy, nark (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), drive you round the bend (Brit. slang), make your blood boil, piss you off (taboo slang), drive you to distraction (informal), get your goat (slang), drive you round the twist (Brit. slang), get your dander up (informal), make your hackles rise, raise your hackles, drive you off your head (slang), drive you out of your mind, get your back up, get your hackles up, make you see red (informal), put your back up It is close in here and the clock ticks to madden me.
calm, soothe, appease, pacify, mollify

madden

verb
1. To cause to feel or show anger:
Idioms: make one hot under the collar, make one's blood boil, put one's back up.
2. To make insane:
Translations
يُجَنِّن
dohnat k šílenstvírozzuřit
gøre rasendeophidse
megőrjítvadít
gera bálreiîan/brjálaîan
dohnať k zúrivosti
çıldır makdelir mek

madden

[ˈmædn] VT (= infuriate) → enfurecer, sacar de quicio; (= make demented) → enloquecer
it maddens meme pone furioso, me enfurece, me saca de quicio
a maddened bullun toro enloquecido

madden

[ˈmædən] vtexaspérer

madden

vt (= make mad)verrückt machen; (= make angry)ärgern, fuchsen (inf); it maddens me to think of the opportunity we missedich könnte mich schwarzärgern, wenn ich daran denke, was für eine Chance wir vertan haben (inf)

madden

[ˈmædn] vt (infuriate) → far impazzire, esasperare

mad

(mӕd) adjective
1. mentally disturbed or insane. Ophelia went mad; You must be mad.
2. (sometimes with at or with) very angry. She was mad at me for losing my keys.
3. (with about) having a great liking or desire for. I'm just mad about Harry.
ˈmadly adverb
ˈmadness noun
ˈmadden verb
to make mad or very angry. The animal was maddened by the pain.
ˈmaddening adjective
likely to cause anger. maddening delays.
ˈmaddeningly adverb
ˈmadmanplural ˈmadmen: feminine ˈmadwoman plural ˈmadwomen noun
a person who is insane. He drove/fought like a madman.
mad ˈcow disease noun
a fatal disease of cattle, which can affect also humans who eat meat from infected cattle.
like mad
wildly, desperately, very quickly etc. struggling/trying/running like mad.
References in classic literature ?
The sight of the splintered boat seemed to madden him, as the blood of grapes and mulberries cast before Antiochus's elephants in the book of Maccabees.
I lay across one of the thwarts for I know not how long, thinking that if I had the strength I would drink sea-water and madden myself to die quickly.
I cannot reconcile myself to this idea -- it would madden me.
for that flash in his black eye--for that cloud on his bony brow--for that compression of his statuesque lips, the lad will some day get blows instead of blandishments--kicks instead of kisses; then for the fit of mute fury which will sicken his body and madden his soul; then for the ordeal of merited and salutary suffering, out of which he will come (I trust) a wiser and a better man.
The door was already closed, but between the curtains which his hands had drawn apart, Prince Maiyo was standing in the room which they had just quitted, and there was something in the calm impassivity of his white, stern face which seemed to madden her.
The steady composure of the one woman seemed to madden the other.
I thought an interview would only disturb your peace and madden me.
It irritated me, maddened me, as nothing else under the sun could irritate or madden me.
The hurricane, with its power to madden the seas, to sink ships, to uproot trees, to overturn strong walls and dash the very birds of the air to the ground, had found this taciturn man in its path, and, doing its utmost, had managed to wring out a few words.
Our quiet life here maddens me; I can bear it no longer; I must go.
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