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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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  • Child ritual killings spread alarm, anger in Ivory Coast
    By Ange Aboa ABIDJAN (Reuters) - At least 21 children have been kidnapped in Ivory Coast since December and most have been found dead with their bodies mutilated, authorities said, in a wave of ritual killings some residents fear may be linked to upcoming elections. Police chief Brindou Mbia said security forces had been placed on high alert after the spate of chi Read more on this news related to 'Anger'
  • Martin Odegaard's salary has caused 'anger' among players at Real Madrid
    Martin Odegaard has caused anger among several youth players at Real Madrid after signing a contract reportedly in the region of £80,000-a-week. Read more on this news related to 'Anger'
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