Anger

Definition of Anger

An´ger   Pronunciation: aņ´gẽr
n.1.Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc.
I made the experiment, setting the moxa where . . . the greatest anger and soreness still continued.
- Temple.
2.A strong passion or emotion of displeasure or antagonism, excited by a real or supposed injury or insult to one's self or others, or by the intent to do such injury.
Anger is like
A full hot horse, who being allowed his way,
Self-mettle tires him.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To make painful; to cause to smart; to inflame.
[imp. & p. p. Angered ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Angering.]
He . . . angereth malign ulcers.
- Bacon.
2.To excite to anger; to enrage; to provoke.
Taxes and impositions . . . which rather angered than grieved the people.
- Clarendon.

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