Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know

righteous indignation


retribution, retributive justice; anger and contempt combined with a feeling that it is one's right to feel that way; anger without guilt's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014, LLC
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for righteous indignation
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • And more to this effect, uttered in the heated language of righteous indignation.

    Stephen A. Douglas Allen Johnson
  • I feel better now, after venting my righteous indignation on this subject.

    Desk and Debit Oliver Optic
  • It came in a wave of righteous indignation, and like the gust of a whirlwind striking the spars of a rotting ship.

    The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
  • Philip, I do hope you are not subject to fits of “righteous indignation!”

  • Justice Overdo mentions the Bermudas with a righteous indignation.

    Haunted London Walter Thornbury

Word of the Day

Word Value for righteous

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for righteous indignation