seeing red

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Noun1.seeing red - a state of irritation or annoyanceseeing red - a state of irritation or annoyance  
annoyance, botheration, irritation, vexation - the psychological state of being irritated or annoyed
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I was frightened when I became conscious that I was seeing red, and the thought flashed through my mind: was I, too, becoming tainted by the brutality of my environment?--I, who even in the most flagrant crimes had denied the justice and righteousness of capital punishment?
I had no love for Xodar, but I cannot stand the sight of cowardly injustice and persecution without seeing red as through a haze of bloody mist, and doing things on the impulse of the moment that I presume I never should do after mature deliberation.
A lie in the teeth, a blow in the face, a love- thrust of jealousy to the heart, in a fraction of an instant can turn a twentieth-century philosopher into an ape-like arborean pounding his chest, gnashing his teeth, and seeing red.
And while working on BeIN Sports' coverage of the game, Barnes admitted he was happy the goal stood as opposed to Alexander-Arnold seeing red.
The evidence is pretty damning and Olding will have no complaints after seeing red, but there might be more to it than originally meets the eye.
VALENCIA.........0 JUVENTUS.......2 CRISTIANO RONALDO is set to miss out on an emotional return to Old Trafford after seeing red on his Champions League debut for Juventus.
Now in an unabridged audiobook rendition brought to life through the superb performance of Victor Slezak, Seeing Red: A Novel is a modern thriller brimming with twists and turns.
While most new owners of the Galaxy S8 are satisfied with their purchase, a few have reported seeing red on their devices.