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Anger Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  • a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
  • the state of being angry
  • make angry; "The news angered him"
  • become angry; "He angers easily"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance ,
  • the state of being angry ,
  • belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)

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Anger Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Anger is one of the basic emotions. It is an inherited response, and is common to all mammals and a number of other animals. It happens when we are threatened, offended, wronged, or denied something we really want or need. Rage is the strongest form of anger.

Anger is a normal emotion. It involves a strong, uncomfortable and emotional response to a provocation.  • cognitive (appraisals),  • tension and agitations  • behaviours like withdrawing or antagonism.



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* When anger rises, think of the consequences. - Confucius

* Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else you are the one who gets burned. - Buddha

* Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten. - Buddha


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Anger Sample Sentences in News


  • Anger at Ferguson case based on emotion, evidence
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Anger and despair swept through many parts of America after a Missouri grand jury decided not to indict Darren Wilson, a white police officer, for killing Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old. Read more on this news related to 'Anger'
  • Obama Says Anger Over Ferguson Outcome No Excuse for Violence
    President Barack Obama acknowledged the anger of minority communities over their treatment by police and urged them not to let their frustrations boil over into the kind of violence that erupted in Ferguson, ... Read more on this news related to 'Anger'
  • Obama Says Anger Over Discrimination No Excuse for Violence
    President Barack Obama said the anger and frustration of minority communities in dealing with law enforcement are no excuse for the violence and destruction of property that erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, last night. Read more on this news related to 'Anger'

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