indignation

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English indignation, a borrowing from Old French indignation, from Latin indignātiō, from indignor ‎(to scorn, resent), from indignus ‎(unworthy, not fitting), from in- ‎(not) + dignus ‎(worthy, appropriate). Attested since ca. 1374.

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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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