indignation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

indignation (plural indignations)

  1. An anger aroused by something perceived as an indignity, notably an offense or injustice.
  2. A self-righteous anger or disgust.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

indignation f (plural indignations)

  1. Indignation

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