What does indignation mean?

Definitions for indignationˌɪn dɪgˈneɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word indignation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indignation, outrage(noun)

    a feeling of righteous anger


  1. indignation(Noun)

    An anger aroused by something perceived as an indignity, notably an offense or injustice.

  2. indignation(Noun)

    A self-righteous anger or disgust.

  3. 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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indignation(noun)

    the feeling excited by that which is unworthy, base, or disgraceful; anger mingled with contempt, disgust, or abhorrence

  2. Indignation(noun)

    the effect of anger; punishment


  1. Indignation

    Indignation is a novel by Philip Roth, released by Houghton Mifflin on September 16, 2008. It is his twenty-ninth book.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indignation in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indignation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francisco Mosack:

    I'm coming out to show my indignation.

  2. H. G. Wells:

    Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

  3. Heywood:

    I see no wisdom in saving up indignation for a rainy day.

  4. Bertrand Russell:

    Indignation is a submission of our thoughts, but not of our desires.

  5. Jim Risch:

    This indignation and breast-beating over this letter is absolute nonsense.

Images & Illustrations of indignation

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