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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
anger (verb)
transitive verb
intransitive verb
to make angry - he was angered by the decision to become angry
anger (noun)
1.
a strong feeling of displeasure and usually of antagonism
2.
- rage
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
anger (noun)
an intense emotional state of displeasure with someone or something
SYNONIMS:
angriness, birse, choler, furor, fury, indignation, irateness, ire, lividity, lividness, mad, madness, mood, outrage, rage, spleen, wrath, wrathfulness
RELATED WORDS:
aggravation, annoyance, exasperation, irritation, vexation; acrimoniousness, acrimony, animosity, antagonism, antipathy, bile, biliousness, bitterness, contempt, embitterment, empoisonment, enmity, grudge, hostility, rancor; envy, jaundice, jealousy, pique, resentment; malevolence, malice, spite, vengefulness, venom, vindictiveness, virulence, vitriol; belligerence, contentiousness, contrariness, crankiness, disputatiousness, hot-headedness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, orneriness, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, querulousness; blowup, flare, flare-up, outburst; chafe, dander, dudgeon, huff, pet, rise, ruffle, temper; air rage, road rage; delirium, heat, passion, warmth
slow burn
NEAR ANTONYMS:
calmness, forbearance, patience
delight, pleasure
anger (verb)
to make angry
SYNONIMS:
enrage, incense, inflame ( enflame), infuriate, ire, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil, steam up, tick off
RELATED WORDS:
affront, aggravate, annoy, burn (up), cross, exasperate, get, huff, irritate, miff, nettle, offend, peeve, pique, provoke, put out, ruffle, vex; antagonize, embitter, envenom
get one's goat, rub the wrong way
NEAR ANTONYMS:
allay, assuage, relieve; comfort, console, soothe; appease, conciliate, mollify, pacify, placate; calm, lull, quiet, settle; beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, disarm, enchant
delight, gratify, please
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