incensed


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in·cense 1

 (ĭn-sĕns′)
tr.v. in·censed, in·cens·ing, in·cens·es
To cause to be extremely angry; infuriate.

[Middle English encensen, from Old French incenser, from Late Latin incēnsāre, to sacrifice, burn, from Latin incēnsus, past participle of incendere, to set on fire; see kand- in Indo-European roots.]

in·cense 2

 (ĭn′sĕns′)
n.
1.
a. An aromatic substance, such as wood or a gum, that is burned to produce a pleasant odor.
b. The smoke or odor produced by the burning of such a substance.
2. A pleasant smell.
tr.v. in·censed, in·cens·ing, in·cens·es
1. To perfume with incense.
2. To burn incense to (a deity, for example) as a ritual offering.

[Middle English encens, from Old French, from Latin incēnsum, from neuter past participle of incendere, to set on fire; see kand- in Indo-European roots.]

incensed

(ɪnˈsɛnst)
adj
greatly enraged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incensed - angered at something unjust or wrongincensed - angered at something unjust or wrong; "an indignant denial"; "incensed at the judges' unfairness"; "a look of outraged disbelief"; "umbrageous at the loss of their territory"
angry - feeling or showing anger; "angry at the weather"; "angry customers"; "an angry silence"; "sending angry letters to the papers"

incensed

adjective angry, mad (informal), furious, cross, fuming, choked, pissed (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), infuriated, enraged, maddened, exasperated, indignant, pissed off (taboo slang), irate, up in arms, incandescent, steamed up (slang), hot under the collar (informal), on the warpath (informal), wrathful, ireful (literary) She was incensed at his lack of compassion.
Translations
يُغيظ، يُثير حَفيظَة
rozlobenýrozzuřený
felbõszült
verda iš pykčio
aizkaitinātssaniknots
rozčúlený
çok kızmış

incensed

[ɪnˈsenst] ADJ [person] → furioso, furibundo

incensed

[ɪnˈsɛnst] adjrévolté(e)
to be incensed at sth → être révolté(e) par qch
to be incensed that → être révolté(e) que + subjincense stick [ˈɪnsɛnsstɪk] nbâton m d'encens

incensed

[ɪnˈsɛnst] adjfurente, furibondo/a

incensed

(inˈsenst) adjective
extremely angry. She is incensed at the decision to cancel the project.
References in classic literature ?
At this evidence of Mongolian barbarity the White Christians were so greatly incensed that they carried out their original design.
Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.
Sir Edward is greatly incensed by your abrupt departure; he has taken back Augusta to Bedfordshire.
The event of all this is very provoking: Sir James is gone, Maria highly incensed, and Mrs.
of sandals) when the consul, incensed beyond restraint, fired a charge
The prow of the boat is partially unbroken, and is drawn just balancing upon the monster's spine; and standing in that prow, for that one single incomputable flash of time, you behold an oarsman, half shrouded by the incensed boiling spout of the whale, and in the act of leaping, as if from a precipice.
If his whole life, for instance, should have been one continued subject of satire, he may well tremble when an incensed satirist takes him in hand.