ANGER By N., Sam M.S. - 30 n. an emotion characterized by hostility and the expression of frustration. The function of this emotion may be cathartic, protective, or designed to remove a noxious stimuli. ANGER: "The child showed anger by breaking his or her brother's new toy." Related Psychology Terms Developing a Case Study HOSTILITY ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SULLIVAN, HARRY STACK (1892- 1949) EMOTION (Theories) FREUD, SIGMUND (1856-1939) OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION READING DISABILITY (Paralexia, Dyslexia) ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ANGER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/anger/ (accessed August 17, 2022).