angry

[ ang-gree ]
/ ˈæŋ gri /

adjective, an·gri·er, an·gri·est.

feeling or showing anger or strong resentment (usually followed by at, with, or about): to be angry at the dean; to be angry about the snub.
expressing, caused by, or characterized by anger; wrathful: angry words.
Chiefly New England and Midland U.S. inflamed, as a sore; exhibiting inflammation.
(of an object or phenomenon) exhibiting a characteristic or creating a mood associated with anger or danger, as by color, sound, force, etc.: an angry sea; the boom of angry guns.

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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of angry

1275–1325; Middle English. See anger, -y1

SYNONYMS FOR angry

1 irate, incensed, enraged, infuriated, furious, mad; provoked, irritated.

OTHER WORDS FROM angry

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British Dictionary definitions for angrier

angry
/ (ˈæŋɡrɪ) /

adjective -grier or -griest

feeling or expressing annoyance, animosity, or resentment; enraged
suggestive of angerangry clouds
severely inflamedan angry sore

Derived forms of angry

angrily, adverb

usage for angry

It was formerly considered incorrect to talk about being angry at a person, but this use is now acceptable
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