An example of indignant is a person who is disgusted by an act of prejudice that she just saw committed.
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”).