indignant

[ in-dig-nuhnt ]
/ ɪnˈdɪg nənt /

adjective

feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base: indignant remarks; an indignant expression on his face.

Nearby words

  1. indigestible,
  2. indigestion,
  3. indigestive,
  4. indign,
  5. indignance,
  6. indignantly,
  7. indignation,
  8. indignity,
  9. indigo,
  10. indigo blue

Origin of indignant

1580–90; < Latin indignant- (stem of indignāns, present participle of indignārī to deem unworthy, take offense), equivalent to in- in-3 + dign-, stem of dignus worthy + -ant- -ant

Related forms
Can be confusedindigent indignant

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British Dictionary definitions for indignantly

indignant

/ (ɪnˈdɪɡnənt) /

adjective

feeling or showing indignation
Derived Formsindignantly, adverb

Word Origin for indignant

C16: from Latin indignārī to be displeased with

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