Definition of indignation in English:

indignation

Line breaks: in¦dig|na¦tion
Pronunciation: /ɪndɪɡˈneɪʃ(ə)n
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
Anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment: the letter filled Lucy with indignation
More example sentences
  • So we're right to be unmoved to anger or even peremptory indignation.
  • They are described as women who rose in righteous anger and indignation when a man tried to tamper with them.
  • She shows great maturity in handling Susan's confusion, indignation and quiet anger.
Synonyms

Origin

late Middle English (also in the sense 'disdain, contempt'): from Latin indignatio(n-), from indignari 'regard as unworthy'.

Definition of indignation in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day fioritura
Pronunciation: fɪˌɔːrɪˈt(j)ʊərə
noun
an embellishment of a melody...