indignantly

indignant

[in-dig-nuhnt]
adjective
feeling, characterized by, or expressing strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base: indignant remarks; an indignant expression on his face.

Origin:
1580–90; < Latin indignant- (stem of indignāns, present participle of indignārī to deem unworthy, take offense), equivalent to in- in-3 + dign-, stem of dignus worthy + -ant- -ant

indignantly, adverb
half-indignant, adjective
half-indignantly, adverb
superindignant, adjective
superindignantly, adverb
unindignant, adjective

indigent, indignant.


angry, resentful, infuriated, mad.
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indignant (ɪnˈdɪɡnənt)
 
adj
feeling or showing indignation
 
[C16: from Latin indignārī to be displeased with]
 
in'dignantly
 
adv

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indignant
c.1600, from L. indignantem, prp. of indignari (see indignation). Related: Indignantly.
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