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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 against Taliban mounts after Pakistan school attack
    Anger against the Taliban escalates across Pakistan as details of a massacre at an army-run school emerge. Vanessa Johnston reports.                 Read more on this news related to 'Anger'
  • Anger and grief as Pakistan buries students massacred at school
    By Mehreen Zahra-Malik PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan on Wednesday began burying 132 students killed in a grisly attack on their school by Taliban militants that has heaped pressure on the government to do more to tackle an increasingly aggressive Taliban insurgency. The authorities, long accused of not being tough enough on extremists, quickly pointed th Read more on this news related to 'Anger'
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