- The definition of indignant is feeling or showing anger because of something unjust.
An example of indignant is a person who is disgusted by an act of prejudice that she just saw committed.
An indignant boy.
indignant definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin indignans, present participle of indignari, to consider as unworthy or improper, be displeased at ; from in-, not plush dignari, to deem worthy ; from dignus, worthy: see dignity
- indignantly adverb
indignant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Latin indignāns, indignant-, present participle of indignārī, to be indignant, from indignus, unworthy; see indign.
- in·digˈnant·ly adverb