One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she stared at Hebden with a pained expression on her face’
upset, hurt, wounded, injured, insulted, offended, aggrieved, affronted, displeased, distressed, disgruntled, put out, annoyed, angered, angry, cross, exasperated, indignant, irritated, vexed, piqued, irked, stung, galled, nettled, needled, peeved, ruffled, resentful, in a huff, huffy, in high dudgeon, fed up
informal riled, miffed, rattled, aggravated, peed off, hacked off
British informal narked, eggy, cheesed off, browned off, brassed off, not best pleased
North American informal teed off, ticked off, sore
dated miffy, snuffy
vulgar slang pissed off
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