Definitions for indignationˌɪn dɪgˈneɪ ʃən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in•dig•na•tion*ˌɪn dɪgˈneɪ ʃən(n.)
strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base; righteous anger.
* Syn: See anger.
Origin of indignation:
1325–75; ME < L
a feeling of righteous anger
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
indignation(noun)ˌɪn dɪgˈneɪ ʃən
extreme anger because you think sth is wrong or unfair
a sense of indignation; There was world wide indignation at her assassination.
An anger aroused by something perceived as an indignity, notably an offense or injustice.
A self-righteous anger or disgust.
Origin: Recorded since c.1374, from (=modern) indignation, from Latin indignatio, noun of process from perfect passive participle indignatus, from verb indignare, from adjective indignus, unworthy, not fitting, from prefix in- not + dignus worthy, appropriate
the feeling excited by that which is unworthy, base, or disgraceful; anger mingled with contempt, disgust, or abhorrence
the effect of anger; punishment
Indignation is a novel by Philip Roth, released by Houghton Mifflin on September 16, 2008. It is his twenty-ninth book.
Translations for indignation
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- سُخْط، حَنَقArabic
- indignaçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die EntrüstungGerman
- indignation; forargelseDanish
- क्रोध, रोषHindi
- srdžba, ljutnjaCroatian
- gremja, hneykslunIcelandic
- harme, forargelseNorwegian
- 憤慨Chinese (Trad.)
- sự phẫn nộVietnamese
- 愤慨Chinese (Simp.)
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