- a feeling of great annoyance or antagonism as the result of some real or supposed grievance; rage; wrath
- (tr) to make angry; enrage
Word OriginC12: from Old Norse angr grief; related to Old English enge, Old High German engi narrow, Latin angere to strangle
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"Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change"
"Anger is a short madness"
"Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love"
"Never let the sun go down on your anger"
- It is snowing whilst Christmas shopping and we haven't got a coat, so we have to run to the car, but it is still a few streets away. We fall over and break a leg and spend the entire holidays in hospital.
- Someone steals our car, and we need to get to work.
- Our best friend gets diagnosed with cancer.
- The food you ordered is late coming then cold when it arrives.