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miffed

Irritated and mildly angry. Typically used with modifiers such as "pretty" or "a little." I was a little miffed to find out the promotion had gone to someone else, especially after all the extra work I'd done for the company over the last month. You might want to give Mom a wide berth, Tom—she's pretty miffed at the moment.
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miffed

mod. angry. She was a little miffed when I failed to show up, but she calmed down after a while.
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Raigarh (Maharashtra) [India], June 23 ( ANI ): Miffed over being humiliated for her dark complexion, a woman in Maharashtra's Raigad district poisoned food at her relative's house-warming function, killing five people.
"I'm a bit miffed about the album category, but beggars can't be choosers and I am a beggar.
Brussels [Belgium], May 17 ( ANI ): Reportedly, the European Union is miffed with the United States President Donald Trump over his decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.
After watching Carlton Cole give his side a first-minute lead only for Santi Cazorla to equalise before half time, Curbishley said: "I feel a bit miffed because we stayed up the year before and got mid-table last year, but nothing surprises me in football any more.
[USA], Feb 27 ( ANI ): Miffed with the high import duty imposed by India on the Harley-Davidson motorbikes, United States President Donald Trump yet again imitated Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sans the Indian accent, this time.
A source tells me: "Taylor was blown away to win the award but was miffed to hear that song playing as she walked back to her seat.
She was so miffed when I didn't get my act together."
But we doubt Christopher Missen was in the least bit miffed after he ended up taking part in the same sea rescue as his lifesaving mum Alison.
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], January 30 (ANI): Miffed with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav's behaviour, General Secretary and spokesperson of the party Ashok Sinha on Tuesday resigned.
BRITISH cycling supremo David Brailsford is "miffed" Team GB's rivals will be given a sneak preview of the London 2012 velodrome.
James's snub has nothing to do with the way any previous interviews have been conducted - he is just miffed that his Sky system has broken down, and could take some time to mend.
London, Jan 8 ( ANI ): Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton was reportedly miffed at the outcome of the Capital One match between his former side and Sunderland, where he was a spectator, after he was seen shaking his head in apparent dismay.
But miffed Judge Huw Davies told her lawyer: "I can arrange a nice shady restful room where her recovery will be speedy."
The firefighters live in a cocooned, featherbedded world, and are only miffed because their cushy life is now in the public domain.
While many people were miffed at the fact that the U21s were put on the backburner last year, we are still working on youth development with the u17s and u19s.