Wraith vs. Wrath

Wraith vs. Wrath — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Wraith and Wrath

Wraithnoun

An apparition of someone that is believed to appear as a portent just before that person's death.

Wrathnoun

Forceful, often vindictive anger.

Wraithnoun

The ghost of a dead person.

Wrathnoun

Punishment or vengeance as a manifestation of anger.

Wraithnoun

Something faint or insubstantial

"The wraith of a hollow laugh issued silently from his parted lips" (F. Scott Fitzgerald).

Wrathadjective

Wrathful.

Wraithnoun

A ghost or specter, especially a person's likeness seen just after their death.

Wrathnoun

Great anger.

Homer relates an episode in the Trojan War that reveals the tragic consequences of the wrath of Achilles.

Wraithnoun

a mental representation of some haunting experience;

he looked like he had seen a ghostit aroused specters from his past

Wrathnoun

(rare) Punishment.

Wrathadjective

(rare) Wrathful; very angry.

Wrathverb

(obsolete) To anger; to enrage.

Wrathnoun

intense anger (usually on an epic scale)

Wrathnoun

belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)