Seethe Synonyms: boil, stew

Seethe Sentence: You could see the coach seethe with discontent as the opposite team scored the winning goal.

 

Under The Lens: Various Meanings of Seethe

Seethe comes from sethen (boil). It has been driven over by its original meaning (boil) and survives largely in metaphorical extensions. Thus it means to be in a state of agitation or excitement.

As a verb, seethe also means to soak or saturate in liquid; or to cook by boiling or simmering.

As a noun seethe refers to a state of agitation or excitement.

 

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