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air rage

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Definition of air rage in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Sudden violent anger or aggressive behaviour provoked in a passenger on board an aircraft by the stress associated with air travel.
Example sentences
  • Road rage, air rage, work stress, etc. have invaded our society.
  • Judges have been accused of being too lenient when dealing with drunk, abusive and violent air rage offenders.
  • The government has formed a working party to collect data from airlines about air rage, in order that the phenomenon can be properly measured.

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