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an·ger

 (ăng′gər)
n.
A strong feeling of displeasure or hostility.
v. an·gered, an·ger·ing, an·gers
v.tr.
To make angry; enrage or provoke.
v.intr.
To become angry: She angers too quickly.

[Middle English, from Old Norse angr, sorrow; see angh- in Indo-European roots.]
Synonyms: anger, rage, fury, ire, wrath, resentment, indignation
These nouns denote varying degrees of marked displeasure. Anger, the most general, is strong and often heated displeasure: shook her fist in anger; retorted in anger at the insult; tried to suppress his anger over the treatment he had received.
Rage and fury imply intense, explosive, often destructive emotion: smashed the glass in a fit of rage; lashed out in fury at the lies her opponent had spread.
Ire is a term for anger most frequently encountered in literature: "The best way to escape His ire / Is, not to seem too happy" (Robert Browning).
Wrath applies especially to a powerful anger that seeks vengeance or punishment: "[He] was arrested and was spared the awful wrath of my pistol-whipping uncles" (Maya Angelou).
Resentment refers to indignant smoldering anger generated by a sense of grievance: deep resentment among the workers that eventually led to a strike.
Indignation is righteous anger at something wrongful, unjust, or evil: "public indignation about takeovers causing people to lose their jobs" (Allan Sloan).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.angered - marked by extreme angerangered - marked by extreme anger; "the enraged bull attached"; "furious about the accident"; "a furious scowl"; "infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy"; "could not control the maddened crowd"
angry - feeling or showing anger; "angry at the weather"; "angry customers"; "an angry silence"; "sending angry letters to the papers"
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Her tone and manner angered Amy, who began to put her boots on, saying, in her most aggravating way, "I shall go.
Mary's words, the tone of her voice even, angered him, for she would not help him.
90-112) But grief yet more terrible and savage came into the heart of Demeter, and thereafter she was so angered with the dark-clouded Son of Cronos that she avoided the gathering of the gods and high Olympus, and went to the towns and rich fields of men, disfiguring her form a long while.