ETYM Old Eng. anger, angre, affliction, anger, from Icel. angr affliction, sorrow; akin to Dan. anger regret, Swed. anger regret, AS. ange oppressed, sad, Latin angor a strangling, anguish, angere to strangle, Greek agchein to strangle.
1. A strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance; SYN. choler, ire.
2. The state of being angry; SYN. angriness.
ETYM French, from chagrin shagreen, a particular kind of rough and grained leather; also a rough fishskin used for graters and files; hence (Fig.), a gnawing, corroding grief. Related to Shagreen.
Strong feelings of embarrassment; SYN. humiliation, mortification.
Disappointment, annoyance; vexation.
dander / dændər /
Množina reči dander je danders.
ETYM Corrupted from dandruff.
A feeling of anger and animosity; SYN. hackles.
ETYM French frette a saltire, also a hoop, ferrule, prob. a dim. of Latin ferrum iron.
1. A small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; when the string is stopped by a finger at the metal bar it will produce a note of the desired pitch.
2. Agitation resulting from active worry; SYN. stew, sweat, lather, swither.
Inlaid ridge of ivory or metal, or a circlet of nylon, on the fingerboard of a plucked or bowed string instrument, against which a string is pressed to change pitch.
ETYM French trouble, Old Fren. troble, truble. Related to Trouble.
1. A source of difficulty; SYN. problem.
2. A state of adversity (danger or affliction or need); SYN. ill, distress.
3. An effort that is inconvenient; SYN. difficulty.
4. An event causing distress or pain.
5. An unwanted pregnancy.
ETYM Latin vexatio: cf. French vexation.
1. The act of vexing, or the state of being vexed; agitation; disquiet; trouble; irritation.
2. The cause of trouble or disquiet; affliction.
3. A harassing by process of law; a vexing or troubling, as by a malicious suit.