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Definition of "indignation" []

  • Anger aroused by something unjust, mean, or unworthy. See Synonyms at anger. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "indignation" in a sentence
  • "Dryden could not now repress those emotions, which he called indignation, and others jealousy; but wrote upon the play and the dedication such criticism as malignant impatience could pour out in haste."
  • "Dryden could not now reprefs thefe emoti - ons, which he called indignation, an as he profefTes, to give this antagonift an opportunity of re - prifal, he has added his own verfion of the hrft and fourth Paftorals, and the firft Geor - gick."
  • "But the faux righteous indignation from the right would be laughable if it weren't all together repulsive."