verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- angelou, maya,
- angelus silesius,
Origin of anger
Examples from the Web for angered
The Monopoly-style “Ghettopoly” board game was drenched in racial stereotypes, and angered the NAACP.Who Designed Urban Outfitters's Bloody Kent State Shirt? They Won't Say|Asawin Suebsaeng|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the constant cry for help has angered German politicians especially, as the bulk of the refugees are heading there.Italy's Latest Export Is Refugees, and the Rest of Europe Is Not Happy|Barbie Latza Nadeau|August 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Alexander Litvinenko had angered the Kremlin with repeated claims that Putin was running a thuggish and brutal regime.Brits Investigate Assassination of the Spy Who Warned Us About Putin|Nico Hines|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Patton is angered by the “outrageous” lack of care veterans face when they return home.
While it angered fans to see the comic strip depart the funny pages, the animated version gained serious attention.Aaron McGruder’s ‘The Boondocks’ Returns Without Aaron McGruder|Rich Goldstein|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I felt puzzled and angered, and rode forward to question the French sentry.Pushed and the Return Push|George Herbert Fosdike Nichols, (AKA Quex)
It angered her—though the smile might be good-humored, even affectionate.Conjuror's House|Stewart Edward White
It angered her, not from any ethical motive, but because of her brother's part in it.Big Timber|Bertrand W. Sinclair
She was angered quickly, but she forgave just as readily, and underneath her pride there was the meekness of a child.Return of the Native|Thomas Hardy
What in the world was it in the mere look of the tall, straight body of the woman to make her feel hot and angered?Emily Fox-Seton|Frances Hodgson Burnett
Word Origin for anger
c.1200, "to irritate, annoy, provoke," from Old Norse angra "to grieve, vex, distress; to be vexed at, take offense with," from Proto-Germanic *angus (cf. Old English enge "narrow, painful," Middle Dutch enghe, Gothic aggwus "narrow"), from PIE root *angh- "tight, painfully constricted, painful" (cf. Sanskrit amhu- "narrow," amhah "anguish;" Armenian anjuk "narrow;" Lithuanian ankstas "narrow;" Greek ankhein "to squeeze," ankhone "a strangling;" Latin angere "to throttle, torment;" Old Irish cum-ang "straitness, want"). In Middle English, also of physical pain. Meaning "excite to wrath, make angry" is from late 14c. Related: Angered; angering.
mid-13c., "distress, suffering; anguish, agony," also "hostile attitude, ill will, surliness," from Old Norse angr "distress, grief. sorrow, affliction," from the same root as anger (v.). Sense of "rage, wrath" is early 14c. Old Norse also had angr-gapi "rash, foolish person;" angr-lauss "free from care;" angr-lyndi "sadness, low spirits."
see more in sorrow than in anger.