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Synonyms

asperity

noun

formal the quality of sounding annoyed and impatient when saying something

anger

noun

the strong feeling you get when you think someone has treated you badly or unfairly, that makes you want to hurt them or shout at them

annoyance

noun

a slightly angry or impatient feeling

temper

noun

an extremely angry state

mood

noun

a feeling of being unhappy or angry

rage

noun

a very strong feeling of anger

fury

noun

a feeling of very strong anger that usually does not last very long

irritation

noun

a feeling of being annoyed or impatient

outrage

noun

a strong feeling of anger and shock at something that you feel is wrong or unfair

resentment

noun

an angry unhappy feeling that you have when you think you have been treated unfairly or without enough respect

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acrimony

noun

angry and unpleasant words and feelings

aggravation

noun

mainly spoken a feeling of being annoyed

aggression

noun

an angry feeling that makes you want to attack or defeat someone else

apoplexy

noun

formal extreme anger

backlash

noun

a strong, negative, and often angry reaction to something that has happened, especially a political or social change

bad blood

noun

angry feelings that people still have towards each other because of something that happened in the past

bad/ill feeling

angry feelings that remain between people after a disagreement

bile

noun

mainly literary angry words or feelings

butthurt

noun

Americanvery informal a feeling of being hurt and offended that has no reasonable cause

desperation

noun

the worry and anger that someone feels because they do not know how to deal with a bad situation

disgust

noun

a strong feeling of anger about something that is very bad or immoral

displeasure

noun

formal the feeling of being annoyed or unhappy

exasperation

noun

the feeling of being extremely annoyed and impatient because things are not happening in the way that you want them to happen

frustration

noun

an annoyed or impatient feeling that you get when you are prevented from doing what you want

grievance

noun

a feeling that you have been treated in an unfair way

grudge

noun

a feeling of anger towards someone because they have done something to you that does not seem right or fair

heat

noun

strong and angry feelings

hissy fit

noun

informal an occasion when someone suddenly behaves in a very angry and unreasonable way

hysterics

noun

the state of being extremely angry

ill feeling

noun

angry feelings between people

impatience

noun

the annoyed feeling you get when something does not happen as quickly as you want it to or in the way you want it to

indignation

noun

anger about an unfair situation or about someone’s unfair behaviour

ire

noun

very formal anger

passion

noun

a state of being affected by a powerful emotion, especially anger

pique

noun

an annoyed feeling that you show when you think someone has insulted you or been rude to you

rancor

the American spelling of rancour

rancour

noun

formal a feeling of hate or anger that lasts a long time

self-reproach

noun

the feeling of being annoyed with yourself because you have done something wrong

slow burn

noun

informal something, especially an angry mood, that develops slowly into something powerful

spite

noun

a feeling of wanting to upset someone or cause problems for them, especially because you think something is unfair

spleen

noun

formal anger

stir

noun

a situation in which a lot of people feel interested or angry

temper

noun

a tendency to get angry very quickly

venom

noun

very strong anger or hate

vexation

noun

formal the feeling of being annoyed, confused, or worried

(wailing and) gnashing of teeth

words or actions that show that you are very angry or upset

wrath

noun

formal very great anger

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