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 ?
It irritated me, maddened me, as nothing else under the sun could irritate or madden me.
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.
She saw the carnivore brushed aside as he was almost upon her, and in the instant she realized that no substanceless wraith could thus turn the charge of a maddened lion with brute force greater than the brute's.
When from dark error's subjugation My words of passionate exhortation Had wrenched thy fainting spirit free; And writhing prone in thine affliction Thou didst recall with malediction The vice that had encompassed thee: And when thy slumbering conscience, fretting By recollection's torturing flame, Thou didst reveal the hideous setting Of thy life's current ere I came: When suddenly I saw thee sicken, And weeping, hide thine anguished face, Revolted, maddened, horror-stricken, At memories of foul disgrace.
Our quiet life here maddens me; I can bear it no longer; I must go.
The sickness -- the nausea -- The pitiless pain -- Have ceased, with the fever That maddened my brain -- With the fever called "Living" That burned in my brain.
The cows jumped wildly over the five-barred barton-gate, maddened by the gad-fly; Dairyman Crick kept his shirt-sleeves permanently rolled up from Monday to Saturday; open windows had no effect in ventilation without open doors, and in the dairy-garden the blackbirds and thrushes crept about under the currant-bushes, rather in the manner of quadrupeds than of winged creatures.
Sabin's side, her hand lightly resting upon his, her dark eyes full of inscrutable tenderness, maddened him.
This maddened me, and I sat brooding for a time over the injuries I had suffered, and the cruelties which she I loved had endured for my sake, until my heart swelled and grew sore, and my teeth were clinched.
His mother sat down in a chair, but a moment later sprang erect and delivered a maddened whirl of oaths.
The refrain maddened him, and he tried to escape from it.
And then the maddened bull came from beneath, and instantly Tarzan was transformed from a good-natured, teasing youth into a snarling, savage beast.