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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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'Anger' example sentence in quotations


* 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


  • Look Back in Anger was as gritty as you could get
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  • Anger builds after Lufthansa admits it knew of Germanwings pilot's depression
    Anger was increasingly directed toward the airline and its 48-year-old chief executive, Carsten Spohr, who only a week ago was boasting that Lufthansa had the best pilots in the world. Read more on this news related to 'Anger'
  • Anger amid claims emergency services levy will increase
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