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