I want to describe a angry person. He was very angry. His eyes wide opens, he bits his lips, and his fists hold tight.

  • Thanks. But, I need to show his anger, not to tell. In another words, I need to describe his how angry he is.
    – learning
    May 13 '18 at 14:46
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    You did describe such in your question.
    – lbf
    May 13 '18 at 15:47
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    You could say that he was so angry he had just eaten the TV. I think that would get the message across.
    – WS2
    May 13 '18 at 18:25
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    @Lambie ... and with good reason, I would venture to say.
    – Nigel J
    May 13 '18 at 19:47
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it belongs on the writing forum.
    – Xanne
    May 14 '18 at 0:45


He was apoplectic with rage.

Apoplectic pertains to apoplexy which means (from TFD)

  1. A fit of extreme anger; rage: "The proud ... members suffered collective apoplexy, and this year they are out for blood" (David Finch).

It’s anger so powerful as to have similar effects as a neurological attack. Muscle contractions such as clenched fists and teeth seem to fit this definition.

  • This word is often misquoted as 'apopleptic', I have noticed.
    – Nigel J
    May 13 '18 at 19:48

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