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ɪnˈdɪg nəntin·dig·nant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indignant, incensed, outraged, umbrageousadjective

    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"


  1. indignantadjective

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indignantadjective

    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

    Etymology: [L. indignans, -antis, p. pr. of indignari to be indignant, disdain. See Indign.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Indignant

    in-dig′nant, adj. affected with anger and disdain.—n. Indig′nance (Spens.).—adv. Indig′nantly.—n. Indignā′tion, the feeling caused by what is unworthy or base: anger mixed with contempt: effect of indignant feeling.—v.t. Indig′nify (Spens.), to treat indignantly or disdainfully.—n. Indig′nity, unmerited contemptuous treatment: incivility with contempt or insult: (Spens.) unworthiness, base conduct. [L. indignans, -antis, pr.p. of indignāri, to consider as unworthy—in, not, dignus, worthy.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indignant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indignant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of indignant in a Sentence

  1. Megumi Igarashi:

    I am of course indignant. I will appeal and continue to fight in court.

  2. Talonya Adams:

    African American has always, up until the second week of November of 2021, been adamant, been righteously indignant -- it has been a point of pride -- that African American has been justified.

  3. Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche:

    No one lies so boldly as the man who is indignant.

  4. Alfred Hitchcock:

    These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig.

  5. Dmitry Kiselyov:

    And they say that's how the 'bloody regime' kills its competitors. The world is outraged and indignant. And then - sanctions, credit downgrades and the further demonization of Russia and its leader, at a time when there is grief, to engage in polemics is disgusting.

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