Origin of indignation
Examples from the Web for indignation
And if something happens and the base rises up in indignation, who knows?
How Bill Simmons and company have turned NFL indignation into a cozy little cottage industry.
Where Simmons is jocular in a kind of clever fratboy way, Lund is more refined in his language and more robust in his indignation.
It is set during the Irish Civil War, when the IRA stalked the Anglo-Irish, who responded with a mixture of fear and indignation.
The United Nations reacted with indignation, calling the matter one of “deep concern,” and Hollywood has decided to follow suit.
The English merchants and mariners had wrongs of their own, perpetually renewed, which fed the bitterness of their indignation.English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century|James Anthony Froude
The public sorrow and indignation burst out without restraint.The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete|Duc de Saint-Simon
This book aroused the indignation of the King, who ordered Mariana to be cast into prison.Books Fatal to Their Authors|P. H. Ditchfield
He came back again tingling with curiosity, indignation, and suppressed defiance.Salem Chapel, v. 2/2|Mrs. Oliphant
The young man would have spoken more, but his indignation was so fierce that it could not find vent in words.The Young Fur Traders|R.M. Ballantyne
British Dictionary definitions for indignation
Word Origin and History for indignation
c.1200, from Old French indignacion or directly from Latin indignationem (nominative indignatio) "indignation, displeasure," noun of action from past participle stem of indignari "regard as unworthy, be angry or displeased at," from indignus "unworthy," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + dignus "worthy" (see dignity).