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1‘he faced tough questioning from disgruntled shareholders’
dissatisfied, discontented, aggrieved, resentful, fed up, displeased, unhappy, disappointed, disaffected, malcontent
angry, irate, annoyed, cross, exasperated, indignant, vexed, irritated, piqued, irked, put out, out of temper
sulky, sullen, petulant, peevish, grumpy, churlish, testy
informal peeved, miffed, aggravated, hacked off, riled, peed off, hot under the collar, in a huff
British informal cheesed off, browned off, narked, eggy, not best pleased
North American informal sore, teed off, ticked off
West Indian informal vex
vulgar slang pissed off
North American vulgar slang pissed
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