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Definition of "indignatio" []

  • A closing of a speech intended to arouse negative emotion toward an accused or an opponent and the actions or proposal at issue. (noun)

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Use "indignatio" in a sentence
  • "The book basically pulls together, somewhat edited, his articles from March 2001 to 2004, a period of political stagnation; it's all somewhat dated now, and his casual sexism was not even funny then, but his sæva indignatio at the sectarianism and hypocrisy of all sides in Northern Irish politics is still refreshing and justified."
  • "One of the infamous debate tactics of the broadcast Right Wing Lords of Loud is loud righteous indignatio."
  • "Juvenal's Si natura negat, facit indignatio versum (“Though nature says no, indignation shapes my poetry”; I, 79) reveals precisely that quality of fury and outrage which drives most satire."