[ in-dig-nuhnt-lee ]
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  1. with a sense of injury or strong displeasure at something considered unjust, insulting, or offensive: If you speak to Canadians about annexation to the United States, they indignantly repudiate the idea.

Origin of indignantly


Other words from indignantly

  • half-in·dig·nant·ly, adverb
  • su·per·in·dig·nant·ly, adverb

Words Nearby indignantly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use indignantly in a sentence

  • Marmont indignantly refused to go in such a capacity, and a permanent estrangement nearly took place.

    Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
  • indignantly I deny the false statement, charging him with abetting the conspiracy to involve my comrades.

    Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist | Alexander Berkman
  • She is never more than half inclined to do 200 anything, answered Tessa indignantly.

    Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline | Jennie M. Drinkwater