Definition of "anger" []

  • A strong feeling of displeasure or hostility. (noun)
  • To make angry; enrage or provoke. (verb-transitive)
  • To become angry: She angers too quickly. (verb-intransitive)
  • A feeling of great annoyance or antagonism as the result of some real or supposed grievance; rage; wrath (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To make angry; enrage (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "anger" in a sentence
  • "Of course, a lot of things get said in anger just to lash out and hurt the person at whom the anger is directed."
  • "Hopefully it will spark some more balanced debate, as a professor denied tenure and apparently writing in anger is maybe not the best judge."
  • "In addition, we purposely made the title anger and enrage the disbelievers."