maddeningly


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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.
Translations
بصورةٍ مُسَبِّبَه للجُنون
k zbláznění
irriterende
őrjítően
óòolanlega
na zbláznenie
çıldırtıcasınadelirtircesine

maddeningly

[ˈmædnɪŋlɪ] ADV [smile, grin] → de forma exasperante
progress was maddeningly slowse progresaba con una lentitud exasperante or desesperante
he was always maddeningly punctualsiempre fue de una puntualidad exasperante or desesperante

maddeningly

advunerträglich; the train ride was maddeningly slowes war zum Verrücktwerden, wie langsam der Zug fuhr; his work is maddeningly inconsistentseine Arbeit ist so ungleichmäßig, dass es zum Verrücktwerden ist; he grinned maddeninglyer grinste, dass es zum Verrücktwerden war

maddeningly

[ˈmædnɪŋlɪ] advin modo esasperante
he's maddeningly slow → è di una lentezza esasperante
she's maddeningly well-organized → è così organizzata che dà sui nervi

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 ?
Never, Emily--I say it with a solemn sense of the claims of truth--never have I eaten such an infamous, abominable, maddeningly bad dinner, as the dinner they gave us on our first day at the hotel.
She shook her head with what he imagined was just the faintest hint of regret, and he went suddenly and almost maddeningly hungry for her.
We hated this, because Sara Ray was always so maddeningly self-conscious of having an escort.
When it became maddeningly unendurable, he sprang, only to be jerked back by the ten strong men who held the rope to his neck.
The athletic harlequin swung him about like a sack or twisted or tossed him like an Indian club; all the time to the most maddeningly ludicrous tunes from the piano.
The show can be maddeningly right-on but it's still with a sigh that I switch off on a morning.
Interesting ideas involving the zombies' hive mind and some shared dreams are raised, then tossed aside, before a maddeningly ambiguous ending.
Miranda can be lascivious, sardonic, and maddeningly self-destructive, but, no matter what befalls her, she never loses her sharp wit or powers of observation, which illuminate both her own life and her strange, unsettling times.
As the narrator, Braden is sometimes maddeningly naive and unsophisticated for a twenty-first-century teen, especially in his inability to respond to his fathers emotional blackmail.
As with many seemingly simple matters, the Torah turns out to be maddeningly ambiguous on this question.
Evidence (1977), for example, Sultan and fellow Californian Mike Mandel's photobook compilation of decontextualized images culled from industrial and government archives, is at once explicit and maddeningly ambiguous, eliciting a sense of knowing and not wanting to know.
Nordberg's intimate exploration leaves us rooting for her brave subjects, if deeply pessimistic about the prospects of women in this maddeningly repressive culture.