anger /ˈaŋɡə/


I. noun [ mass noun]

1. a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility

the colonel’s anger at his daughter’s disobedience.
II. verb [with obj.]

1. fill (someone) with anger; provoke anger in

she was angered by his terse answer
[with obj. and clause]
he was angered that he had not been told.
– origin Middle English: from Old Norse angr ‘grief’, angra ‘vex’. The original use was in the Old Norse senses; current senses date from late Middle English.

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