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The psychology of Internet rage
- By Adam P. Stern, MD, Contributor
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Adam P. Stern, MD, Contributor
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I think “rageful” says it better in this case. Rageful (Full of rage) is better than “irritated” IMO. Thesauruses are great, but those 3 words are not synonyms, only similar. A thesaurus is only the starting point to help you select the one word (out of many) that *best* communicates your meaning. 🙂
What an illuminating article! I appreciate the explanations and descriptions of reactions such as “rageful”; easily found on large social media sites such as f*book and all the others like it. Online fan groups such as for film stars are prime sources of the Dunning-Krueger effect!
Well done and thank you for helping understand the world of text-based emotions”!
There’s rage brewing in the comments here. 😀
I think internet is harmful for children. We must to try to release them to real world.
“No need to make up words”
But rageful -is- a word, according to several dictionaries. Merriam-Webster, at least, mentions that it’s an unpopular word, but a word nonetheless.
rageful? How about enraged? Or easily enraged or irritated. No need to make up words, just utilize or employ those that already exist that at least to me seem to describe the condition described in the article.
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