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
I'm coming out to show my indignation.
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
I see no wisdom in saving up indignation for a rainy day.
Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires.
This indignation and breast-beating over this letter is absolute nonsense.
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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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