Origin of indignant
Examples from the Web for indignant
And what about those liberal activists who made the young Scalia and Thomas so indignant?
And for every excited gentrifier, there is a horrified, indignant NIMBY.
This has been the source of some indignant tweeting from Karachi.
There would be indignant House Judiciary Committee hearings and angry talk of impeachment among some Republicans.
In 2012, she wrote letters to each member of Congress because she was “indignant.”In Tiny Ajo, Arizona, Border Patrol Agents Are Living the Dream|Terry Greene Sterling|September 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He was most indignant that we had been allowed to come this far and reluctantly admitted that our pass was good.A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium|Hugh Gibson
We should be indignant: we should say, confound their impudence: we should turn them out of doors if they did.The Virginians|William Makepeace Thackeray
Comrade Gerrity led off with an indignant refusal to pay the fine; the rest of them followed suit—even Comrade Mabel!Jimmie Higgins|Upton Sinclair
As the indignant Master of the Brake Hounds said this the very fire flashed from his eyes.The Duke's Children|Anthony Trollope
He also defended Vatinius—that Vatinius with whose iniquities he had been so indignant at the trial of Sextius.The Life of Cicero|Anthony Trollope
British Dictionary definitions for indignant
Word Origin for indignant
Word Origin and History for indignant
1580s, from Latin indignantem (nominative indignans) "impatient, reluctant, indignant," present participle of indignari "to be displeased at, be indignant" (see indignation). Related: Indignantly.