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ˈmæd n ɪŋmad·den·ing

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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote

  1. exasperating, infuriating, maddening, vexingadjective

    extremely annoying or displeasing

    "his cavelier curtness of manner was exasperating"; "I've had an exasperating day"; "her infuriating indifference"; "the ceaseless tumult of the jukebox was maddening"

    Synonyms:
    nettlesome, annoying, irritating, galling, vexing, teasing, plaguy, bothersome, exasperating, aggravating, plaguey, pestiferous, vexatious, pesky, pestering, exacerbating, infuriating

    Antonyms:
    pleasing

PPDB, the paraphrase database4.7 / 3 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "maddening":

    infuriating

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How to use maddening in a sentence?

  1. Ted Gaines:

    This is maddening and I can't believe that hobby drones are risking people's lives to get videos on YouTube, drone operators are risking lives when they fly over an emergency situation.

  2. Justine Cullen:

    It’s a pitiful truth that women are still regularly shamed or made to feel awkward for performing the fundamental act of feeding their babies wherever and whenever they need to (of course, they’re also still shamed for not being able or choosing not to breastfeed, which I equally maddening, exposure to breastfeeding in the media is one of the things we can do to counter this, so I love this cover on many levels.

  3. George Conway:

    It's so maddening to watch, the mendacity, the incompetence, it's just maddening to watch. The tweeting is just the way to get it out of the way, so I can get it off my chest and move on with my life that day. That's basically it. Frankly, it's so I don't end up screaming at her about it.

  4. Kathleen Norris:

    When you are unhappy, is there anything more maddening than to be told that you should be contented with your lot?

  5. Don Samuels:

    When the announcement was made to defund the police … that just opened the doors to a level of mayhem where taboos were erased, standards were no longer acknowledged because only the cops could be wrong – a citizen couldn’t be wrong, and so, the naivete of the leadership to not understand how the lawless community would exploit their announcement was maddening.


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