- Anger is defined as a strong feeling of dislike or displeasure.
A man cursing and screaming at his brother is an example of someone displaying anger.
- The definition of anger is to make someone mad or aggravated.
An example of to anger is to continuously taunt someone until he/she becomes enraged.
A woman showing anger.
anger definition by Webster's New World
- a feeling of displeasure resulting from injury, mistreatment, opposition, etc., and usually showing itself in a desire to fight back at the supposed cause of this feeling
- Obsolete pain or trouble
Origin: Middle English ; from Old Norse angr, distress ; from Indo-European base an unverified form angh-, constricted from source Classical Latin angustus, narrow, angustia, tightness, Classical Greek anchein, to squeeze, anchonē, a strangling, German angst, fear
Origin: ME angren < ON angra, to distress
anger definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, from Old Norse angr, sorrow; see angh- in Indo-European roots.