Definition of 'indignant'

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He also manages to look fantastically indignant when you tell him off. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When the philosopher read the interview, he fired off an indignant personal letter to the minister. Miller, James The Passion of Michel Foucault (1993) Letters of indignant complaint poured into the court at Brussels. Christianity Today (2000)No wonder that he is indignant, and looks upon us with scorn. Frederick Marryat The Children of the New Forest (1847)She may feel indignant but it's really unfair to deprive your daughter of loving grandparents. The Sun (2013)If it was designed to make me feel indignant, it failed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I began to feel very indignant with my friend for having stepped overboard and gone off in that way. Jerome K. Jerome Three Men in a Boat (1889)So if your boyfriend has been taking advantage of the fact that you will always oblige, you may feel quite feel indignant. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But in real life he's not particularly indignant, either. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I suppose I can see why the staff might feel indignant. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I feel indignant that I should have to pay this. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I feel indignant on behalf of the young people and teachers because I was speaking on their behalf. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

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Translations for 'indignant'

British English: indignant ADJECTIVE
If you are indignant, you are shocked and angry, because you think that something is unjust or unfair.
He is indignant at suggestions that they were secret agents.


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