Gap Fill - Feeling Hangry - Level 6


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A first coined in 1918, but used today, may become a more frequently used part of the English . That word is "hangry," which is a of the words "hungry" and "angry". It means to be bad tempered or irritable as a of hunger. The word is making a because of research that suggests "hanger" is a diagnosable feeling. Researchers believe "" could be a genuine medical phenomenon. Scientists from the UK's Anglia Ruskin University examined how hunger affects during our daily lives. Lead Professor Viren Swami said the research indicated a strong between hunger and feelings of anger, irritability, or low pleasure.

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