Indignant meaning

ĭn-dĭgnənt
Feeling or expressing anger or scorn, esp. at unjust, mean, or ungrateful action or treatment.
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Characterized by or filled with indignation.
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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.

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Showing anger or indignation, especially at something unjust or wrong.
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Origin of indignant

  • Latin indignāns indignant- present participle of indignārī to be indignant from indignus unworthy indign

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin indignans, present participle of indignari (“to consider as unworthy, be angry or displeased at”), from in- (“privative”) + dignari (“to consider as worthy”), from dignus (“worthy”).

    From Wiktionary