Indignation
Indignation In`dig*na"tion, n. [F. indignation, L. indignatio. See {Indign}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The feeling excited by that which is unworthy, base, or disgraceful; anger mingled with contempt, disgust, or abhorrence. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Indignation expresses a strong and elevated disapprobation of mind, which is also inspired by something flagitious in the conduct of another. --Cogan. [1913 Webster]

When Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he stood not up, nor moved for him, he was full of indignation against Mordecai. --Esther v. 9. [1913 Webster]

2. The effect of anger; punishment. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Hide thyself . . . until the indignation be overpast. --Is. xxvi. 20.

Syn: Anger; ire wrath; fury; rage. See {Anger}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
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