Indignant



[in-dig-nuh nt] /ɪnˈdɪg nənt/

adjective
1.
feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base:
indignant remarks; an indignant expression on his face.
/ɪnˈdɪɡnənt/
adjective
1.
feeling or showing indignation
adj.

1580s, from Latin indignantem (nominative indignans) “impatient, reluctant, indignant,” present participle of indignari “to be displeased at, be indignant” (see indignation). Related: Indignantly.

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