(An*gel"ic*al*ness), n. The quality of being angelic; excellence more than human.
(An*gel"i*fy) v. t. To make like an angel; to angelize. [Obs.] Farindon
(An"gel*ize) v. t. To raise to the state of an angel; to render angelic.
It ought not to be our object to angelize, nor to brutalize, but to humanize man.
(An"gel*like`) a. & adv. Resembling an angel.
(An`gel*ol"a*try) n. [Gr. angel + service, worship.] Worship paid to angels.
(An`gel*ol"o*gy) n. [L. angelus, Gr. + -logy.] A discourse on angels, or a body of doctrines
in regard to angels.
The same mythology commanded the general consent; the same angelology, demonology.
(An`gel*oph"a*ny) n. [Gr. angel + to appear.] The actual appearance of an angel to
(An"ge*lot) n. [F. angelot, LL. angelotus, angellotus, dim. of angelus. See Angel.]
1. A French gold coin of the reign of Louis XI., bearing the image of St. Michael; also, a piece coined at
Paris by the English under Henry VI. [Obs.]
2. An instrument of music, of the lute kind, now disused. Johnson. R. Browning.
3. A sort of small, rich cheese, made in Normandy.
(||An"ge*lus) n. [L.] (R. C. Ch.) (a) A form of devotion in which three Ave Marias are repeated.
It is said at morning, noon, and evening, at the sound of a bell. (b) The Angelus bell. Shipley.
(An"ger) n. [OE. anger, angre, affliction, anger, fr. Icel. angr affliction, sorrow; akin to Dan.
anger regret, Swed. ånger regret, AS. ange oppressed, sad, L. angor a strangling, anguish, angere to
strangle, Gr. 'a`gchein to strangle, Skr. amhas pain, and to E. anguish, anxious, quinsy, and perh.
awe, ugly. The word seems to have orig. meant to choke, squeeze. &radic3.]
1. Trouble; vexation; also, physical pain or smart of a sore, etc. [Obs.]
I made the experiment, setting the moxa where . . . the greatest anger and soreness still continued.
2. A strong passion or emotion of displeasure or antagonism, excited by a real or supposed injury or
insult to one's self or others, or by the intent to do such injury.
Anger is like
A full hot horse, who being allowed his way,
Self-mettle tires him.
Syn. Resentment; wrath; rage; fury; passion; ire gall; choler; indignation; displeasure; vexation; grudge; spleen.
Anger, Indignation, Resentment, Wrath, Ire, Rage, Fury. Anger is a feeling of keen displeasure
(usually with a desire to punish) for what we regard as wrong toward ourselves or others. It may be
excessive or misplaced, but is not necessarily criminal. Indignation is a generous outburst of anger in
view of things which are indigna, or unworthy to be done, involving what is mean, cruel, flagitious, etc.,
in character or conduct. Resentment is often a moody feeling, leading one to brood over his supposed
personal wrongs with a deep and lasting anger. See Resentment. Wrath and ire (the last poetical)
express the feelings of one who is bitterly provoked. Rage is a vehement ebullition of anger; and fury
is an excess of rage, amounting almost to madness. Warmth of constitution often gives rise to anger; a
high sense of honor creates indignation at crime; a man of quick sensibilities is apt to cherish resentment; the