American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Characterized by or filled with indignation. See Synonyms at angry.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Affected with indignation; moved by mixed emotions of anger and scorn; provoked by something regarded as unjust, ungrateful, or unworthy.
- Synonyms Incensed, provoked, exasperated.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Affected with indignation; wrathful; passionate; irate; feeling wrath, as when a person is exasperated by unworthy or unjust treatment, by a mean action, or by a degrading accusation.
- adj. angered at something unjust or wrong
- From Latin indignans, present participle of indignari ("to consider as unworthy, be angry or displeased at"), from in- ("privative") + dignari ("to consider as worthy"), from dignus ("worthy"). (Wiktionary)
- Latin indignāns, indignant-, present participle of indignārī, to be indignant, from indignus, unworthy; see indign. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“We have every reason to remain indignant, disgusted, embarrassed and angry about this fact, but no room anymore whatsoever to feign surprise.”
“I recall one of them in indignant tears on the street corner, weeping as he pointed out my sober condition.”
“Don't get so friggin 'indignant about your own hallucinations, m'kay?”
“Memba Sasa, very erect, very rigid, moving in short indignant jerks, his eye flashing fire.”
“The world saw Israel's despicable violence thanks to al-Jazeera Arabic and Press TV that broadcast in English ... indignant:”
“$1.00 back to the fifty cent mark and coolly pocketed the coin the indignant Ben handed.”
“DAZZLING DISPLAY Mr. Donoghue finds eloquence where others might never think to look: in a sudden switch by Dante into Provençal; in the knocking at the gate in "Macbeth"; in the ambiguities of Donne's poem "The Extasie"; in a single word -- "indignant" -- of a line in "The Second Coming" by Yeats.”
“You, you!" called the indignant Zoie to the departing mother.”
“He recalled the indignant-looking old gentleman who was so excessively well dressed.”
“Here's Mr Edwards 'offering: "Does The Adjudicator recall my indignant correspondence before round three when he suggested the Tigers may be tanking already?”
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The words on this list SAT regulars that I haven't sorted and grouped yet. It's like my wordy holding pen. get it? holding the pen to write a word? HA! I love how lame my humor is.
Building a list for standardized test prep or just for learning some new words! Please add any words that you feel are important for the SAT/GRE/GMAT etc...
Take one of CharlesFerdinand's excellent Merovingians or Goths, add a "the" and one of these descriptors, and presto, a character for your long-planned spoof fantasy novel.
its a list of words borrowed from Magoosh GRE blog ,an indispensable resource for GRE test takers.
List of most of the words I've learned
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