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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 ?
Verily, he is not indignant at their modes of consolation and ingratitude.
Jupiter, indignant at such inveterate faultfinding, drove him from his office of judge, and expelled him from the mansions of Olympus.
A CHIEF of Police who had seen an Officer beating a Thug was very indignant, and said he must not do so any more on pain of dismissal.
To friends above, from fiends below, the indignant ghost is riven - "From Hell unto a high estate far up within the Heaven - "From grief and groan, to a golden throne, beside the King of Heaven.
I was furious with Strickland, and was indignant with myself, because Dirk Stroeve cut such an absurd figure that I felt inclined to laugh.
Neville Landless is already enough impressed by Little Rosebud, to feel indignant that Edwin Drood (far below her) should hold his prize so lightly.
Earnshaw blushed crimson when his cousin made this revelation of his private literary accumulations, and stammered an indignant denial of her accusations.
Crooks suddenly broke up his feigned trading establishment, embarked his men and effects, and, after giving the astonished rear-guard of savages a galling and indignant message to take to their countrymen, pushed down the river with all speed, sparing neither oar nor paddle, day nor night, until fairly beyond the swoop of these river hawks.
Pott; and the waiter remarked, in dumb astonishment at the singular coincidence, that he had no sooner lighted the candles than the gentleman, diving into his hat, drew forth a newspaper, and began to read it with the very same expression of indignant scorn, which, upon the majestic features of Pott, had paralysed his energies an hour before.
I was very indignant about this at the time; though now I can understand it.
Many contending passions were raised in our heroe's mind by this letter; but the tender prevailed at last over the indignant and irascible, and a flood of tears came seasonably to his assistance, and possibly prevented his misfortunes from either turning his head, or bursting his heart.
The day he behaved very foolishly," said Christie, with reproachful calmness, that did not, however, prevent a suspicion of indignant moisture in her eyes--"when you explained"--