strong displeasure at something considered unjust, offensive, insulting, or base; righteous anger.

1325–75; Middle English indignacio(u)n < Latin indignātiōn- (stem of indignātiō), equivalent to indignāt(us) past participle of indignārī to be indignant, take offense + -iōn- -ion; see indignant

self-indignation, noun

resentment, exasperation, wrath, ire, choler. See anger.

calm. Unabridged
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indignation (ˌɪndɪɡˈneɪʃən)
anger or scorn aroused by something felt to be unfair, unworthy, or wrong

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., from O.Fr. indignation, from L. indignationem (nom. indignatio), from indignatus, pp. of indignari "regard as unworthy, be angry or displeased at," from indignus "unworthy," from in- "not" + dignus "worthy" (see dignity).
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