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Is this sentence correct:


"When people are very exalted, they should go out and have some air, as that's often enough for their anger to ease a bit."

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exalted is not a suitable word here. Check your dictionary.


Do you mean eg very emotional?

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Christine ChristieWhen people are very exalted, they should go out and have some air, as that's often enough for their anger to ease (up) a bit.

When people are very [ agitated / upset / angry / enraged ], they ....

Clearly 'exalted' (noble; mighty; godlike) is the wrong word here.

CJ

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Would rampant work when speaking of people:


"When people become rampant…"


And how about:


"When people become intemperate…"

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"When people are very exalted, they should go out and have some air, as that's often enough for their anger to ease a bit.

Rampant (vioent or extravagant in acction or opinion)

intemperate (immoderate, given to excessive indulgence)

I've never heard rampant used for people.

Intemperate is possible. But that doesn't sound like something that just a little air will deal with!


The bottom line is this. Both of these words sound too extreme. They are also so uncommon that they may sound odd, even amusing, to the listener.

Clive

Clive