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in·dig·nant

 (ĭn-dĭg′nənt)
adj.
Characterized by or filled with indignation. See Synonyms at angry.

[Latin indignāns, indignant-, present participle of indignārī, to be indignant, from indignus, unworthy; see indign.]

in·dig′nant·ly adv.

indignant

(ɪnˈdɪɡnənt)
adj
feeling or showing indignation
[C16: from Latin indignārī to be displeased with]
inˈdignantly adv

in•dig•nant

(ɪnˈdɪg nənt)

adj.
feeling, characterized by, or expressing indignation.
[1580–90; < Latin indignārī to take offense at, be indignant, v. derivative of indignus; see indign]
in•dig′nant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indignant - angered at something unjust or wrongindignant - 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"
angry - feeling or showing anger; "angry at the weather"; "angry customers"; "an angry silence"; "sending angry letters to the papers"

indignant

adjective resentful, angry, mad (informal), heated, provoked, furious, annoyed, hacked (off) (U.S. slang), sore (informal), fuming (informal), choked, incensed, disgruntled, exasperated, pissed off (taboo slang), irate, livid (informal), seeing red (informal), miffed (informal), riled, up in arms (informal), peeved (informal), in a huff, hot under the collar (informal), huffy (informal), wrathful, narked (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), in high dudgeon He is indignant at suggestions that they were secret agents.

indignant

adjective
Feeling or showing anger:
Informal: sore.
Translations
ساخِط، ناقِم
rozhořčený
forargetindigneret
felháborodott
sárreiîur, hneykslaîur
pasipiktinęspasipiktinimassu pasipiktinimu
sašutis
rozhorčený
ogorčen

indignant

[ɪnˈdɪgnənt] ADJ [person, mood, tone] → indignado
she wrote an indignant letter to the local newspaperescribió una carta en tono indignado al periódico local, escribió una carta al periódico local expresando su indignación
to be indignant at/about sthestar indignado ante/por algo
he is indignant at the suggestion thatestá indignado ante la sugerencia de que ...
to become or get or grow indignantindignarse
why is he looking so indignant?¿por qué tiene esa cara de indignación?

indignant

[ɪnˈdɪgnənt] adj [look, response] → indigné(e)
to be indignant at sth → s'indigner de qch
to be indignant that ... → s'indigner du fait que ...

indignant

adjentrüstet, empört (→ at, about, with über +acc), → unwillig (at, about wegen); to be indignant with somebodyüber jdn empört sein; to become indignantungehalten werden, sich aufregen; to make somebody indignantjds Unwillen or Entrüstung erregen; it’s no good getting indignantes hat keinen Zweck, sich zu entrüsten or sich aufzuregen

indignant

[ɪnˈdɪgnənt] adjindignato/a
to be indignant at or about sth/with sb → essere indignato/a per qc/contro qn
to make sb indignant → far indignare qn

indignant

(inˈdignənt) adjective
angry, usually because of some wrong that has been done to oneself or others. I feel most indignant at the rude way I've been treated; The indignant customer complained to the manager.
inˈdignantly adverb
`Take your foot off my toe!' she said indignantly.
ˌindigˈnation noun
References in classic literature ?
All flashed indignant or appealing glances at the inexorable Davis, and one passionate lime lover burst into tears.
In a half indignant mood he stopped inviting people into his room and presently got into the habit of locking the door.
The steerage stewardess was indignant with him, the doctor regarded him with suspicion.
Old Monsieur Farival, grandfather of the twins, grew indignant over the interruption, and insisted upon having the bird removed and consigned to regions of darkness.
The tipstaffs beat upon the rail, the lawyer he had interrupted uttered an indignant exclamation, Andrews came hurriedly toward him, and the young judge slowly turned his head.
I took the good creature in my arms and, after we had embraced like sisters, felt still more fortified and indignant.
But all in vain; the indignant gale howls louder; then, with one hand raised invokingly to God, with the other they not unreluctantly lay hold of Jonah.
Overhearing the indignant but half-humorous cries with which the people on deck began to drive the coffin away, Queequeg, to every one's consternation, commanded that the thing should be instantly brought to him, nor was there any denying him; seeing that, of all mortals, some dying men are the most tyrannical; and certainly, since they will shortly trouble us so little for evermore, the poor fellows ought to be indulged.
So indignant were the packers that they went farther, and compelled the mayor to abolish the whole bureau of inspection; so that since then there has not been even a pretense of any interference with the graft.
ye whose hearts swell indignant at wrongs like these.
Of course, I was indignant, and swore I had just come ashore from a long voyage, and all that sort of thing -- just to see, you know, if it would deceive that slave.
It ain't good for her, and the surgeon don't like it, and tried to persuade her not to and couldn't; and when he ORDERED her, she was that outraged and indignant, and was very severe on him, and accused him of insubordination, and said it didn't become him to give orders to an officer of her rank.