Angry
Angry An"gry, a. [Compar. {Angrier}; superl. {Angriest}.] [See {Anger}.] 1. Troublesome; vexatious; rigorous. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

God had provided a severe and angry education to chastise the forwardness of a young spirit. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

2. Inflamed and painful, as a sore. [1913 Webster]

3. Touched with anger; under the emotion of anger; feeling resentment; enraged; -- followed generally by with before a person, and at before a thing. [1913 Webster]

Be not grieved, nor angry with yourselves. --Gen. xlv. 5. [1913 Webster]

Wherefore should God be angry at thy voice? --Eccles. v. 6. [1913 Webster]

4. Showing anger; proceeding from anger; acting as if moved by anger; wearing the marks of anger; as, angry words or tones; an angry sky; angry waves. ``An angry countenance.'' --Prov. xxv. 23. [1913 Webster]

5. Red. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Sweet rose, whose hue, angry and brave. --Herbert. [1913 Webster]

6. Sharp; keen; stimulated. [R.] [1913 Webster]

I never ate with angrier appetite. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Passionate; resentful; irritated; irascible; indignant; provoked; enraged; incensed; exasperated; irate; hot; raging; furious; wrathful; wroth; choleric; inflamed; infuriated. [1913 Webster]


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