Adjective "revengeful" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/rɪˈvɛn(d)ʒfʊl//rɪˈvɛn(d)ʒf(ə)l/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Eager for revenge.
  1. 'Once this revengeful act was done, Aegisthus crowned himself king of Argos with Clytaemnestra as his queen.'
  2. 'As a result, Langley has a revengeful trait of character and a mercenary streak.'
  3. 'Maybe I don't have anything to be revengeful about, Namiel thought.'
  4. 'After suffering their heaviest defeat in more than a decade losing 54-0 to Diggers, fourth-placed Roan should be in revengeful mood against Ndola Wanderers.'
  5. 'He felt quite guilty for these revengeful thoughts, but in the end concluded that the severe humbling would do her good.'
  6. 'When he was a boy he was always violent and revengeful.'
  7. 'Hollywood and the music industry paints young people and guns as a dangerous mix - slow thinking, revengeful, thrill-seeking - a combination of hip gangster and Billy the Kid.'
  8. 'Who knew band nerds could be such a hostile, even revengeful and aggressive, group?'
  9. 'I am very proud, revengeful, ambitious, with more offences at my beck than I have thoughts to put them in, imagination to give them shape, or time to act them in.'
  10. 'For know that I am proud and revengeful and lascivious, and I prate even as thou.'

Definitions

1. determined to have revenge; vindictive.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be revengeful."