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It is a legitimate way of using より, but not a legitimate way of using 怒る ;) (If I understand you correctly, that is.) For 怒る, you want to express a state, which you should do with the ~ている form. That is, 怒ってるより悲しいんです (Inserting the explanatory ん makes it sound a little better...) より works best though, if you use two constructions, which are the same, ...
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