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Meaning of “anger” in the English Dictionary

"anger" in British English

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angernoun [U]

uk   /ˈæŋ.ɡər/  us   /-ɡɚ/
B2 a ​strongfeeling that makes you ​want to ​hurt someone or be ​unpleasant because of something ​unfair or ​unkind that has ​happened: I ​think he ​feels a lot of anger towards his ​father, who ​treated him very ​badly as a ​child. There is a ​danger that anger at the new ​law may ​turn into anti-government ​feeling. The ​peopleshowed no ​surprise or anger attheirtreatment. He ​found it hard to ​contain (= ​control) his anger.

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angerverb [T]

uk   /ˈæŋ.ɡər/  us   /-ɡɚ/
(Definition of anger from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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angernoun [U]

 us   /ˈæŋ·ɡər/
the ​feelingpeople get when something ​unfair, ​painful, or ​badhappens: You need to ​controlyour anger. He ​yelled at them in anger.
anger
verb [T]  us   /ˈæŋ·ɡər/
His ​constantcomplaining only angered her.
(Definition of anger from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “anger”
in Korean 화, 분노…
in Arabic غَضَب…
in Malaysian marah…
in French colère…
in Russian гнев…
in Chinese (Traditional) 怒,憤怒, 怒火…
in Italian rabbia…
in Turkish öfke, kızgınlık, hiddet…
in Polish gniew, złość…
in Spanish cólera, furia…
in Vietnamese sự tức giận…
in Portuguese raiva, braveza…
in Thai ความโกรธ…
in German der Zorn…
in Catalan ràbia, còlera…
in Japanese 怒り, 憤り…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怒,愤怒, 怒火…
in Indonesian kemarahan…
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