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righteous indignation

noun

retribution, retributive justice; anger and contempt combined with a feeling that it is one's right to feel that way; anger without guilt

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  • "I don't believe it, Uncle Jed," with righteous indignation.

    Shavings Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Still, I am sure it was the explosion of a righteous indignation.

    War from the Inside

    Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
  • She was the picture of righteous indignation trembling to tears.

  • It still serves as the active support of righteous indignation.

    Practical Ethics William DeWitt Hyde
  • I feel better now, after venting my righteous indignation on this subject.

    Desk and Debit Oliver Optic

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