AskDefine | Define seething

Dictionary Definition

seething adj : in constant agitation; "a seething flag-waving crowd filled the streets"; "a seething mass of maggots"; "lovers and madmen have such seething brains"- Shakespeare

User Contributed Dictionary




  1. Angry, livid.


  1. The action of the verb to seethe.


  1. present participle of seeth

Extensive Definition

Seething is a small village in Norfolk, England, about 9 1/2 miles south east of Norwich.
Its church, St Margaret, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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