Can anyone help me find a little bit more polite way to say "I am pissed off at you"?
I know this is used to show anger or irritation, but this is bit harsh.
So, do you have any other option?
Some more possibilities:
I'm ticked off at you.
I'm teed off at you.
I'm upset with you.
You've really irked me.
I'm peeved about this.
You can say
I'm angry with you.
I'm annoyed at what you did.
What you did bothered me a great deal.
or any number of things.
By the way, if you do want to use pissed off, use at, not to, for the preposition:
I am pissed off at you.
or even just
I'm pissed at you.
I am ... with you. Not at you.
I am annoyed/ticked off/angry/pissed off with you!
I am annoyed/ticked off/angry/pissed off at you!
suggests more aggression any an ambiguity as to whether the listener well be covered in urine.
It is better to be pissed off than to be pissed on.
If you're looking for less intense feeling:
However, synonyms for 'pissed off' should really communicate the full fury of the phrase, so I'd recommend:
I was really pissed off at someone the other day so after fuming in private and thinking about it for a bit I told the person in a calm yet firm manner what I was pissed off about (I had condensed it to about 12 words) and then I said (calmly yet firmly-rather matter-of-factly) "I am not at all happy about this." So now, when I'm pissed off at someone, that's what I'm going to say.
"I'm annoyed with you", or "I'm angry".
You could say you were dischuffed, a useful word that was common a while ago, but seems to be disused now.
I just recently used "royally miffed", even though harsher, more vulgar words were more appropriate...
I am irked with you. Short. Efficient. Conveys the meaning.
"I'm seething at you" though if the object of your ire is obvious, "I'm seething" on it's own can be stronger.
I always liked fuming ~ He was absolutely fuming when he found out ~ I wouldn't use it formally though.
Do not say "I am pissed off" rather "I am disappointed in you" slowly and with heartfelt sadness. Anyone with a conscious knows if they did wrong will take this comment to heart, listen and remember. Being a disappointment is hard in life.
“When you did …, I felt angry.”, “When you did …, I was pissed off.” (This way you own your own feelings). As opposed to “You made me angry.”, “You pissed me off.”.
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