feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base: indignant remarks; an indignant expression on his face.
- in·dig·nant·ly, adverb
- half-in·dig·nant, adjective
- su·per·in·dig·nant, adjective
- un·in·dig·nant, adjective
- indigent, indignant
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How to use indignant in a sentence
When I did that last year, the interviewer became indignant, saying that asking why the prior employee left was inappropriate and that I was asking about a private personnel matter.A hostile job interviewer can tell you everything you need to know | Karla Miller | August 26, 2021 | Washington Post
The research team’s rebuttal published in the Journal of Sex Research was indignant.The tangled and messy science of medicating female sex drives | Purbita Saha | August 17, 2021 | Popular-Science
In response to this lawsuit, indignant Activision Blizzard employees staged a widespread walkout on July 28, and almost 500 workers at Ubisoft signed an open letter pushing Ubisoft management to acknowledge the company’s own issues of misconduct.As the gaming industry’s scandals take center stage, a trickle of uneasy sponsors threatens to become a deluge | Alexander Lee | August 10, 2021 | Digiday
I returned indignant and fearful, as is often the case every time I confront them.
Suchil, indignant, told them that it did not matter, that there were other places in the dorm to exercise.
And what about those liberal activists who made the young Scalia and Thomas so indignant?
Black thinkers do not make bone-deep, censoriously indignant statements on CNN.
He was also frequently becoming indignant, refusing to take orders from higher-ranked soldiers if they had not served in combat.What Military Base Shootings Reveal About the Mental Health Debate | Caitlin Dickson | February 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
And for every excited gentrifier, there is a horrified, indignant NIMBY.
This has been the source of some indignant tweeting from Karachi.
But Lucy had noted, out of the corner of her watchful eye, the arrival of Miss Grains, indignant and perspiring.
The injured and indignant animal gave vent to a succession of eldritch screams.
"Then he neglects his duties, that's all," replied the old gentleman with an indignant snort.
Marceau, indignant at being rebuked by a young staff officer, roughly asked, "And who are you?"Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The social ambitions of the Tippetts were so definitely quenched that the indignant millionaire threatened to return to Chicago.Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
British Dictionary definitions for indignant
feeling or showing indignation
- indignantly, adverb
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