Meaning of “vengeance” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /ˈvendʒəns/

[ U ] the act of doing something bad to someone who has done something bad to you, or the feeling of wanting to do this:

an act of vengeance
with a vengeance

If something happens with a vengeance, it happens a lot or in a very strong way:

The disease swept across the country with a vengeance.

(Definition of “vengeance” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)