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1. anger

noun. ['ˈæŋgɝ'] a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance.

Synonyms

  • enragement
  • bad temper
  • hackles
  • umbrage
  • emotion
  • ill temper
  • rage
  • fury
  • infuriation
  • offense
  • ire
  • dander
  • madness
  • outrage
  • chafe
  • annoyance
  • huffiness
  • choler
  • indignation
  • offence

Antonyms

  • deodorize
  • deodourise
  • courtesy
  • curse

Etymology

  • anger (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • angr (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Anger

  • bangor

Example sentences of the word anger


1. Noun, singular or mass
They may also decide to take their anger out on the bullying classmates in further displays of school violence.

2. Verb, base form
Avoid the temptation to let anger get the best of you.

3. Adverb
You are sorry for him that he is letting anger get the best of him.

4. Adjective
Video games, TV and films can cause anger inside of adults.

5. Adjective, comparative
Addiction to media may also cause anger issues.

Quotes containing the word anger


1. Our humor turns our anger into a fine art.
- Mary Kay Blakely

2. Although you may spend your life killing, You will not exhaust all your foes. But if you quell your own anger, your real enemy will be slain.
- Nagarjuna

3. Speak the truth, do not yield to anger; give, if thou art asked for little; by these three steps thou wilt go near the gods.
- Confucius

2. anger

noun. ['ˈæŋgɝ'] the state of being angry.

Synonyms

  • emotional arousal
  • rage

Antonyms

  • deaden
  • sedate
  • de-energise

Etymology

  • anger (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • angr (Old Norse)

3. anger

verb. ['ˈæŋgɝ'] make angry.

Synonyms

  • kindle
  • combust
  • miff
  • exasperate
  • incense
  • gall
  • provoke
  • aggravate
  • infuriate
  • elicit
  • exacerbate
  • enkindle
  • arouse
  • irk
  • pique
  • evoke
  • see red
  • raise
  • enrage
  • madden
  • offend

Antonyms

  • anesthetize
  • cause to sleep
  • wake
  • fall asleep

Etymology

  • anger (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • angr (Old Norse)

4. anger

noun. ['ˈæŋgɝ'] belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins).

Synonyms

  • wrath
  • ire
  • mortal sin
  • ira

Antonyms

  • bore
  • hire
  • extinguish
  • soothe

Etymology

  • anger (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • angr (Old Norse)

5. anger

verb. ['ˈæŋgɝ'] become angry.

Synonyms

  • see red
  • raise the roof
  • experience
  • bridle
  • steam

Antonyms

  • fall
  • lower
  • demote
  • descent

Etymology

  • anger (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • angr (Old Norse)
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