a feeling of righteous anger
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.
The numerical value of indignation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of indignation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
I see no wisdom in saving up indignation for a rainy day.
This indignation and breast-beating over this letter is absolute nonsense.
Such act of terrorism is outrageous and impermissible, which causes me nothing but strong indignation.
We hear all about budget cuts, but so far it's only hurting people like me, i'm coming out to show my indignation.
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Translations for indignation
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- indignacióCatalan, Valencian
- Empörung, EntrüstungGerman
- närkästys, suuttumusFinnish
- méltatlankodás, felháborodásHungarian
- 憤懣, 憤り, 義憤, 憤慨Japanese
- gebelgdheid, verontwaardigingDutch
- возмущение, негодованиеRussian
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