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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: , present participle of indignari, from indignus 'unworthy'

indignant

adjective
     
in‧dig‧nant
angry and surprised because you feel insulted or unfairly treated
indignant at/about
Liz was indignant at the way her child had been treated.
an indignant reply
indignantly adverb:
'Of course I didn't tell her!' Sasha said indignantly.

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