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Synonyms for angry
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. angry(adj)

    feeling or showing anger

    "angry at the weather"; "angry customers"; "an angry silence"; "sending angry letters to the papers"

    furious, raging, tempestuous, wild

    calm, healthy, unangry(p)

  2. angry, furious, raging, tempestuous, wild(adj)

    (of the elements) as if showing violent anger

    "angry clouds on the horizon"; "furious winds"; "the raging sea"

    raging, stormy, hot, maddened, wild, gaga, enraged, violent, untamed, unfounded, ferocious, fierce, hazardous, tempestuous, godforsaken, dotty, angered, uncivilised, uncivilized, waste, baseless, risky, idle, infuriated, savage, fantastic, groundless, crazy, raving mad, barbarian, barbaric, furious, unwarranted

    unangry(p), healthy, calm

  3. angry(adj)

    severely inflamed and painful

    "an angry sore"

    furious, raging, tempestuous, wild

    unangry(p), calm, healthy


  1. angry(adjective)

    Displaying or feeling anger.

    pissed off, wrathful, worked up, cheesed off, irritated, furious, psyched up, annoyed, mad, vexed, enraged, apoplectic

  2. angry(adjective)

    Inflamed and painful.

    The broken glass left two angry cuts across my arm.

    vexed, enraged, worked up, irritated, wrathful, pissed off, furious, cheesed off, apoplectic, mad, annoyed, psyched up

  3. angry(adjective)

    Dark and stormy, menacing.

    Angry clouds raced across the sky.

    wrathful, annoyed, pissed off, vexed, furious, mad, enraged, worked up, apoplectic, cheesed off, irritated, psyched up

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. angry

    wrathful, irate, resentful, ireful, incensed, furious, irascible, choleric, moody, nettled, touchy, sullen, piqued, excited, provoked, raging, chafed, hasty, hot, exasperated, indignant, passionate

    peaceful, forgiving, forbearing, calm, good-tempered, unresentful

Editors Contribution

  1. indignent

    Submitted by rinat on August 20, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. angry(a.)

    provoked, exasperated, irritated, incensed, piqued, indignant, moody, sulky, STUFFY, irate, ireful, wroth, wrathful, storming, infuriate, mad, in a passion, out of humor, out of temper, out of tune

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. angry(a)

    enraged, wroth, furious, passionate, incensed, exasperated, raging, infuriated, piqued, choleric, wrathful, hot, irate, indignant, provoked, resentful, ireful, in high dudgeon

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "angry":

    mad, upset, furious, anger, pissed, arg, indignant, irritated, annoyed, disgruntled, enraged, outraged, agitating, irate, rabid, livid

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How to use angry in a sentence?

  1. Linda Clement:

    The hateful email from January 2014 has shaken our campus, i know many of you feel hurt and angry.

  2. Kazuo Hasegawa:

    I'd actually just said it would be all right if there were places to smoke outdoors when I was jeered, and this was so contradictory I wondered if he'd even been listening, which made me even sadder, some people who smoke have been criticized so much they feel they're being attacked and get angry. Perhaps that was the case with him.

  3. Mark Anthony Neal:

    The optics of being on the ground and recognizing what has happened is more important than anything Barack Obama has to say, i would like for once to see Barack Obama go off script and have a human, angry reaction to this, because it would humanize Barack Obama and it would humanize this situation that the country seems almost desensitized to.

  4. Ann Grossi:

    I have been very transparent on our website -- what we're doing, trying to talk about the fact we manually insert them -- trying to give people something to understand, so that they're not so angry, i feel the pressure more than anyone because my name is on every envelope that goes out to every household.

  5. Joseph Rickaby:

    A great preservative against angry and mutinous thoughts, and all impatience and quarreling, is to have some great business and interest in your mind, which, like a sponge shall suck up your attention and keep you from brooding over what displeases you.

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