indignant

  • 1Indignant — In*dig nant, a. [L. indignans, antis, p. pr. of indignari to be indignant, disdain. See {Indign}.] Affected with indignation; wrathful; passionate; irate; feeling wrath, as when a person is exasperated by unworthy or unjust treatment, by a mean… …

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  • 2indignant — (adj.) 1580s, from L. indignantem (nom. indignans) impatient, reluctant, indignant, prp. of indignari to be displeased at, be indignant (see INDIGNATION (Cf. indignation)). Related: Indignantly …

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  • 3indignant — index bitter (rep roach fui), contemptuous, disdainful, resentful Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4indignant — *angry, irate, wrathful, wroth, acrimonious, mad Analogous words: incensed, infuriated, enraged, angered, maddened (see ANGER vb): exasperated, riled, provoked, nettled (see IRRITATE): roused, aroused, stirred (see STIR) Contrasted words:… …

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  • 5indignant — [adj] angry acrimonious, annoyed, bent out of shape*, boiling*, bugged*, burned up*, disgruntled, displeased, exasperated, fuming, furious, heated, huffy*, in a huff*, incensed, irate, livid, mad, miffed, peeved, piqued, p.o.’d*, provoked,… …

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  • 6indignant — [in dig′nənt] adj. [L indignans, prp. of indignari, to consider as unworthy or improper, be displeased at < in , not + dignari, to deem worthy < dignus, worthy: see DIGNITY] feeling or expressing anger or scorn, esp. at unjust, mean, or… …

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  • 7indignant — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, sound ▪ become, get, grow, wax ▪ She waxes indignant if anyone tries to contradict …

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  • 8indignant — adj. 1) indignant about, at, over 2) (misc.) to wax indignant (over smt.) * * * [ɪn dɪgnənt] at over indignant about (misc.) to wax indignant (over smt.) …

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  • 9indignant — [[t]ɪndɪ̱gnənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ at/about n/ ing, ADJ that 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... MPs were… …

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  • 10indignant — adjective Etymology: Latin indignant , indignans, present participle of indignari to be indignant, from indignus unworthy, from in + dignus worthy more at decent Date: 1590 filled with or marked by indignation < became indignant at the accusation …

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  • 11indignant — indignantly, adv. /in dig neuhnt/, adj. feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base: indignant remarks; an indignant expression on his face. [1580 90; < L indignant (s …

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  • 12indignant — in|dig|nant [ınˈdıgnənt] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of indignari, from indignus unworthy ] angry and surprised because you feel insulted or unfairly treated indignant at/about ▪ Liz was indignant at the way her&#8230; …

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  • 13indignant — adjective expressing anger and surprise, because you feel insulted or unfairly treated: Harriet was indignant at the suggestion that she might need help. | anger expressed by an indignant snort indignantly adverb: “Of course I didn t tell her!”&#8230; …

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  • 14indignant — adjective after the shabby way you ve treated me, why shouldn t I be indignant? Syn: aggrieved, resentful, affronted, disgruntled, displeased, cross, angry, mad, annoyed, offended, exasperated, irritated, piqued, nettled, in high dudgeon,&#8230; …

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  • 15indignant — in•dig•nant [[t]ɪnˈdɪg nənt[/t]] adj. feeling, characterized by, or expressing indignation • Etymology: 1580–90; &LT; L indignārī to take offense at, be indignant, v. der. of indignus; see indign in•dig′nant•ly, adv …

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  • 16indignant — indignation ► NOUN ▪ annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment. DERIVATIVES indignant adjective indignantly adverb. ORIGIN Latin, from indignari regard as unworthy …

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  • 17indignant — adj. feeling or showing scornful anger or a sense of injured innocence. Derivatives: indignantly adv. Etymology: L indignari indignant regard as unworthy (as IN (1), dignus worthy) …

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  • 18indignant — adjective Showing anger or indignation, especially at something unjust or wrong. Syn: angry, infuriated, mad, resentful See Also: indign, indignation …

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  • 19indignant — Synonyms and related words: acrimonious, against, angered, angry, annoyed, browned off, con, cross, disappointed, disapprobatory, disapproving, discontented, disenchanted, disgruntled, disillusioned, displeased, dissatisfied, dissenting, enraged …

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  • 20indignant — in|dig|nant Mot Agut Adjectiu invariable …

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