adjective extremely angry: When I reported the matter to Stalin, he became incensed. incentive /In'sentIv/ noun (C, U) something which encourages you to work harder, start new activities etc: With prices so low there is little incentive for the farmers. | incentive to do sth: The chance of a higher salary gives young people the incentive to work harder. | tax incentives (=offers of reduced taxes)

Longman dictionary of contemporary English. 2004.

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  • Incensed — In*censed , a. 1. Angered; enraged. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) Represented as enraged, as any wild creature depicted with fire issuing from mouth and eyes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incensed — [adj] very angry at end of one’s rope*, buffaloed*, bugged*, bummed out*, burned up*, dogged, enraged, exasperated, fuming, furious, hacked, hot and bothered*, huffy*, indignant, infuriated, irate, ireful, mad, maddened, miffed, on the warpath*,… …   New thesaurus

  • incensed — adj. 1) incensed about, at, over 2) incensed to + inf. (she was incensed to learn of the accusation) * * * at over incensed about incensed to + inf. (she was incensed to learn of the accusation) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • incensed — in|censed [ınˈsenst] adj [not before noun] very angry = ↑furious ▪ Pat was so incensed he got up and hit Jack. incensed at ▪ Fans were incensed at the decision to ban the song. incensed that ▪ Passengers are incensed that rail companies make huge …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Incensed — Incense In cense, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incensed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incensing}.] [LL. incensare: cf. F. encenser. See {Incense}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To offer incense to. See {Incense}. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To perfume with, or as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Incensed — Incense In*cense , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incensed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incensing}.] [L. incensus, p. p. of incendere; pref. in in + root of candere to glow. See {Candle}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle; to burn. [Obs.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incensed — adjective angered at something unjust or wrong (Freq. 1) an indignant denial incensed at the judges unfairness a look of outraged disbelief umbrageous at the loss of their territory • Syn: ↑indignant, ↑outraged, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • incensed adj — Burning too much incense in a rented room could make the owner incensed …   English expressions

  • incensed — adjective Enraged; infuriated; spitefully or furiously angry …   Wiktionary

  • Incensed — Her. Angry (of an animal), with fire bursting from mouth and eyes …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

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