Definitions for indignantɪnˈdɪg nənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•dig•nantɪnˈdɪg nənt(adj.)

  1. feeling, characterized by, or expressing indignation.

Origin of indignant:

1580–90; < L indignārī to take offense at, be indignant, v. der. of indignus; see indign


Princeton's WordNet

  1. indignant, incensed, outraged, umbrageous(adj)

    angered at something unjust or wrong

    "an indignant denial"; "incensed at the judges' unfairness"; "a look of outraged disbelief"; "umbrageous at the loss of their territory"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. indignant(adjective)ɪnˈdɪg nənt

    extremely angry because you think sth is wrong or unfair

    indignant protesters; parents indignant at the decision to close the school


  1. indignant(Adjective)

    Showing anger or indignation, especially at something unjust or wrong.

  2. Origin: From indignans, present participle of indignari, from in- + , from dignus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indignant(adj)

    affected with indignation; wrathful; passionate; irate; feeling wrath, as when a person is exasperated by unworthy or unjust treatment, by a mean action, or by a degrading accusation

Translations for indignant

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


angry, usually because of some wrong that has been done to oneself or others

I feel most indignant at the rude way I've been treated; The indignant customer complained to the manager.

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