[ɹ_ˈɔː_t], [ɹˈɔːt], [ɹˈɔːt]

Definitions of wrought:

  1.   imp. & amp; p. p. of Work.
  2.   Past tense and past participle of the verb work.
  3.   imp. & p. p. of Work.
  4.   Worked; formed by labor; made tough by hammering, as iron.
  5.   Of work; effected; performed; produced; actuated; influenced; agitated; disturbed; manufactured; in arch., brought to a fair surface; decorated by hand- labour.
  6.   of Work
  7.   shaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass ( as by work or effort); " a shaped handgrip"; " the molded steel plates"; " the wrought silver bracelet"
  8.   Pa. t. and pa. p. of WORK.
  9.   Imp. & pp. of WORK, v.
  10.   Another pt. and pp. of the verb work; formed by work or labour.
  11.   Worked; formed by work or labour. Wrought on, influenced; prevailed on. Wrought to, excited; inflamed.
  12.   Worked; elaborated; not rough or crude.

Antonyms for wrought:


Quotes for wrought:

  1. Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology. – Emily Greene Balch
  2. You own a watch the invention of the mind, though for a single motion 'tis designed, as well as that which is with greater thought with various springs, for various motions wrought – Richard Blackmore
  3. Iron till it be thoroughly heated is incapable to be wrought so God sees good to cast some men into the furnace of affliction, and then beats them on his anvil into what frame he pleases. – Anne Bradstreet
  4. Those who have wrought great changes in the world never succeeded by gaining over chiefs; but always by exciting the multitude. The first is the resource of intrigue and produces only secondary results, the second is the resort of genius and transforms the universe. – Martin Van Buren
  5. First he wrought and afterward he taught. – Geoffrey Chaucer
  6. Ours is the old, old story of every uprising race or class or order. The work of elevation must be wrought by ourselves or not at all. – Frances Power Cobbe
  7. Man is not imprisoned by habit. Great changes in him can be wrought by crisis- once that crisis can be recognized and understood. – Norman Cousins
  8. The Constitution was the expression not only of a political faith, but also of political fears. It was wrought both as the organ of the national interest and as the bulwark of certain individual and local rights. – Herbert Croly
  9. By adversity are wrought the greatest works of admiration, and all the fair examples of renown, out of distress and misery are grown. – Samuel Daniel
  10. Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought but genius must be born; and never can be taught. – John Dryden
  11. American culture is torn between our long romance with violence and our terror of the devastation wrought by war and crime and environmental havoc. – Katherine Dunn
  12. In the kingdom of heaven it is His work that will be crowned, not yours. Anything in you that He has not wrought Himself will count for nothing. – Johannes Tauler

Usage examples for wrought:

  1. “ Alice seems very much wrought up and I promised her I would speak to you. ” – Chicken Little Jane by Lily Munsell Ritchie
  2. “ I went to the New Catholics at Paris, where Providence wrought wonders to conceal me. ” – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  3. But I did not reply; I was so much wrought upon that no words would come to me. ” – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  4. See what misery my wrong has wrought to both. ” – An I.D.B. in South Africa by Louise Vescelius-Sheldon
  5. There dwelt in her deep blue eyes a look of hidden, mysterious power which had wrought in her mother a certain fear of her eldest daughter. ” – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  6. “ A change had been wrought upon Greeley. ” – A Son of the Hills by Harriet T. Comstock
  7. Surely a wonderful change this month's training had wrought – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  8. “ A cloud, driving before the sun, does not produce a greater change in the aspect of the earth, than was wrought in the expression of Wilder's countenance by this unexpected sight. ” – The Red Rover by James Fenimore Cooper
  9. That was also the time when the few good pictures which the country possesses were painted, and when much of the splendid church plate which still exists was wrought – Portuguese Architecture by Walter Crum Watson
  10. Jacqueline had wrought close to success during that May twilight on the edge of the Cuernavaca pond. ” – The Missourian by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  11. He put from him the knowledge of how her charm wrought upon him- bound him the faster every time he spoke to her. ” – The Power and the Glory by Grace MacGowan Cooke
  12. “ " To that end have I wrought for in this I also need your skill. ” – Kai Lung's Golden Hours by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
  13. Her manner wrought an instant change in him, and when he spoke again he was the Warwick of a year ago. ” – Moods by Louisa May Alcott
  14. Was it you who wrought this evil? ” – A Son of the Immortals by Louis Tracy
  15. Rose sat down promptly, and wrought according to orders. ” – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  16. So I took a mighty oath, and I said as I'd niver hold Philip to be my lawful husband again, nor iver forgive him for t' evil he'd wrought us, but hold him as a stranger and one as had done me a heavy wrong. ” – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  17. “ I was full of anxiety for Gareth, and I had been so greatly wrought upon by the events of the day that, as I had assured the General, my own concerns seemed too small to care about; and yet I could not put them away from me. ” – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  18. The French losses were far greater; they amounted to 17, 000 men, and were chiefly wrought because of the full development of the fire of the German artillery. ” – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  19. Its very situation, he asserted, in the bosom of noble mountains, in the midst of the great Fatherland, had wrought powerfully upon his disposition of mind, which, especially since much sickness in his early youth, had always been very still. ” – The Student-Life of Germany by William Howitt
  20. “ I could curse the woman who has wrought this misery! ” – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)

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