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Anger vs. Wrath

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Angernoun

A strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or antagonism towards someone or something, usually combined with an urge to harm.

‘You need to control your anger.’;

Wrathnoun

Great anger.

‘Homer relates an episode in the Trojan War that reveals the tragic consequences of the wrath of Achilles.’;

Angernoun

(obsolete) Pain or stinging.

Wrathnoun

(rare) Punishment.

Angerverb

(transitive) To cause such a feeling of antagonism in.

‘He who angers you conquers you.’;

Wrathadjective

(rare) Wrathful; very angry.

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Angerverb

(intransitive) To become angry.

‘You anger too easily.’;

Wrathverb

(obsolete) To anger; to enrage.

Angernoun

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.’;

Wrathnoun

Violent anger; vehement exasperation; indignation; rage; fury; ire.

‘Wrath is a fire, and jealousy a weed.’; ‘When the wrath of king Ahasuerus was appeased.’; ‘Now smoking and frothingIts tumult and wrath in.’;

Angernoun

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 likeA full hot horse, who being allowed his way,Self-mettle tires him.’;

Wrathnoun

The effects of anger or indignation; the just punishment of an offense or a crime.

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Angerverb

To make painful; to cause to smart; to inflame.

‘He . . . angereth malign ulcers.’;

Wrathadjective

See Wroth.

Angerverb

To excite to anger; to enrage; to provoke.

‘Taxes and impositions . . . which rather angered than grieved the people.’;

Wrathverb

To anger; to enrage; - also used impersonally.

‘If him wratheth, be ywar and his way shun.’;

Angernoun

a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance

Wrathnoun

intense anger (usually on an epic scale)

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Angernoun

the state of being angry

Wrathnoun

belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Angernoun

belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Wrathnoun

extreme anger

‘he hid his pipe for fear of incurring his father's wrath’;

Angerverb

make angry;

‘The news angered him’;

Angerverb

become angry;

‘He angers easily’;

Angernoun

a strong feeling of annoyance, displeasure, or hostility

‘the colonel's anger at his daughter's disobedience’;

Angerverb

fill (someone) with anger; provoke anger in

‘he was angered that he had not been told’; ‘she was angered by his terse answer’;

Anger

Anger, also known as wrath or rage, is an intense emotional state involving a strong uncomfortable and non-cooperative response to a perceived provocation, hurt or threat.A person experiencing anger will often experience physical effects, such as increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, and increased levels of adrenaline and noradrenaline. Some view anger as an emotion which triggers part of the fight or flight response.

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