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A nger, Angry versus Mad
 
Lesson 6-21
Note:It is common in informal everyday expressions for the word "mad" to be used for "angry." This lesson covers the explicit and formal meaning of the words.
Prompt:"Anger" (Angry) means a strong displeasure and antagonism directed toward the cause of a possible wrong or injustice; wrath; ire. Example: I am angry.
 
"Mad" means a suffering from or manifesting severe mental disorder; insane; lunatic; psychotic. Example: Madness is a severe mental disorder.
Directions:Click to select the correct word usage in the following sentences.
1.Mother is (angry) (mad) about your report card.
2.If a person is mentally ill to the point of being insane, we may say that the person is (angry) (mad).
3.The person became so wrathful and loud that we feared the person was (angry) (mad).
4.Do you know that I am really (angry) (mad) at you?
5.People become immediately (angry) (mad) when they are not treated with respect.
6.Will you be (angry) (mad) with me if I go?
7.The player became (angry) (mad) when the referee called a foul.
8.A person must always be in control when they become (angry) (mad).
9.To be (angry) (mad) may be a healthy emotion, if controlled.
10.His remarks made her (angry) (mad).
11.The teacher's expression showed that the student's behavior had caused her to be (angry) (mad).
12.His expressions of resentment showed that he was (angry) (mad).
13.Be (angry) (mad), but be under control.
14.To be (angry) (mad) is a common emotion.
15.The little boy was very (angry) (mad) at his mother.
16.The participants in the argument became very (angry) (mad).
17.The personal insult caused him to be (angry) (mad).
18.We can describe a person who is psychotic and suffering from a severe mental disorder as being (angry) (mad).
19.Please don't be (angry) (mad) at me.
20.(Anger) (Madness) is a term describing a serious mental illness.