What does indignation mean?

Definitions for indignation
ˌɪn dɪgˈneɪ ʃənin·dig·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indignation, outrage(noun)

    a feeling of righteous anger

Wiktionary

  1. indignation(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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

  2. indignation(Noun)

    A self-righteous anger or disgust.

    Etymology: 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

Freebase

  1. Indignation

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of indignation in a Sentence

  1. Arthur Garfield Hays:

    Indignation boils my blood at the thought of the heritage we are throwing away; at the thought that, with few exceptions, the fight for freedom is left to the poor, forlorn and defenseless, and to the few radicals and revolutionaries who would make use of liberty to destroy, rather than to maintain, American institutions.

  2. Francisco Mosack:

    We hear all about budget cuts, but so far it's only hurting people like me, i'm coming out to show my indignation.

  3. H. G. Wells:

    Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

  4. Costas Panagopoulos:

    If Nikos Mihaloliakos add the migrant crisis to huge disappointment and great pressures in every day life Nikos Mihaloliakos realize the environment favors them, it's more than a protest vote - it's a vote of indignation, of anger against the political system, against daily life.

  5. Heywood:

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

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