Recorded since c.1374, from Old French (=modern) indignation, from Latin indignatio, noun of process from perfect passive participle indignatus, from verb indignare, from adjective indignus, unworthy, not fitting, from prefix in- not + dignus worthy, appropriate
indignation (plural indignations)
- An anger aroused by something perceived as an indignity, notably an offense or injustice.
- A self-righteous anger or disgust.
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indignation f (plural indignations)