Meaning of infuriation in English:


Pronunciation /ɪnˌfjʊərɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/


mass noun
  • A feeling of extreme anger and impatience.

    ‘reactions ran the gamut from apathy to infuriation’
    • ‘There are possibly a dozen paintings in the entire book that might hang on a wall without bringing prompt infuriation.’
    • ‘Also in 1993 he published Grammar and Style, a book prompted by his infuriation with declining standards of literacy.’
    • ‘David gives the performance a slow burn, as George's infuriation with things he cannot control reaches its ultimate breaking point.’
    • ‘They seem to unconciously know how to inflict the maximum infuriation on men.’
    • ‘For those of you with a strong stomach and a low threshold of infuriation, feel free to read on.’
    • ‘Darcy grew calm again, and to her infuriation Lizzy thought she saw him smile ruefully.’
    • ‘De Gaulle caused Roosevelt more trouble and more infuriation than any other person in the Second World War.’
    • ‘This event was a source of embarrassment and infuriation on one level and complete perplexity on another.’
    • ‘Infuriation is creeping up my spine at Daniel's stab at martyrdom.’
    • ‘For a moment, Mr. Steele's face held the expression of infuriation, but this was soon overtaken by a struggle towards neutrality.’
    • ‘Her Louisa alternates between affection and infuriation as Martin bumbles through romantic moments.’
    • ‘The entire film is reduced to an unsatisfying gimmick, and one is left somewhere between perplexity and infuriation.’
    • ‘Their combined talent for comic timing means that their scenes, in which Coogan's barbed resentment and sarcasm is met, much to his infuriation, with blithe good humour from Brydon, are frequently very funny.’
    • ‘When the news of the vote came through, there was a reaction of shock, of realisation that we have come to this, of sadness, frustration and infuriation.’
    • ‘One's delight at discovering that a personally loved film received well-reasoned praise from one critic turns to infuriation when it is dismissed or minimized by another.’
    annoyance, infuriation, exasperation, vexation, indignation, impatience, crossness, displeasure, resentment, gall, chagrin, pique