- undeserving; unworthy
Origin of indignFrench indigne from Classical Latin indignus from in-, not + dignus, worthy: see dignity
- Archaic Unworthy.
- Obsolete Shameful; disgraceful.
Origin of indignMiddle English indigne from Old French from Latin indignus in- not ; see in- 1. dignus worthy ; see dek- in Indo-European roots.
From Middle French indigne, from Latin indignus, from in- (“un-”) + dignus (“worthy, dignified”).