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Definition to be angry — especially when holding the anger within


to move vigorously in-place — such as boiling water, an agitated crowd, or a basket of writhing (squirming) snakes
  • The customer was seething with anger
seething = agitated within
  • She seethed with resentment.
  • The crowd seethed menacingly.
  • a seething liquid
  • The liquid was seething
  • He was angry—hot, seething angry—but he knew that, because of Angel, he had to control himself.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire
  • seething = in a state where held-in anger is exceedingly upsetting
  • "A bowl on the floor!" he seethed.
    James Patterson  --  Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports
  • His thoughts as sharp and clear as a shard of glass, he drove himself at the Shade's seething consciousness.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • It's all the blood that is owed to you tonight:' The smoky horde paused in their seething.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • I can't help but laugh, and he strides out of my cell, seething.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • 41:20 Out of his nostrils goeth smoke, as out of a seething pot or caldron.
    The Bible  --  Job
  • Seething, Frederic opened the letter.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Red Prophet
  • It was seething in its depths.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • The unending seething rage.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • The crowd seethed after it.
    Robert Penn Warren  --  All the King's Men
  • A gigantic planet that seethed with gasses, too huge to support itself, oblate in consequence.
    Stephen King  --  The Gunslinger
  • The Cobras stayed, and Maniac, clamping the struggling Mars Bar for dear life, lugged him down a gauntlet of seething eyes to the door and the street.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Maniac Magee
  • Her anger burned and seethed across every page of this long, strangely eloquent communication with the other world.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • The giant's head went under in a seething whirlpool, and he was gone.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Last Olympian
  • Cinder froze, halted by the seething glare of her stepmother.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder

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