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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indignation, outragenoun

    a feeling of righteous anger

Wiktionary

  1. indignationnoun

    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. indignationnoun

    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. Indignationnoun

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

  2. Indignationnoun

    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. Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva:

    Today is the day of indignation. It's the day of a lack of democratic respect, the day of authoritarianism, i felt like a political prisoner this morning.

  2. Bertrand Russell:

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

  3. Nina Turner:

    He has a righteous indignation, the same fire in the belly that I have, when he came to Cleveland State University he said to a majority white crowd that as the next President he would work to eradicate institutional racism. He has a boldness that the party needs.

  4. Antonin Artaud:

    Ah! How neatly tied, in these people, is the umbilical cord of morality! Since they left their mothers they have never sinned, have they? They are apostles, they are the descendants of priests; one can only wonder from what source they draw their indignation, and above all how much they have pocketed to do this, and in any case what it has done for them.

  5. Adam Smith:

    The affluence of the rich excites the indignation of the poor, who are often both driven by want, and prompted by envy, to invade his possessions.

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