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Indignant vs. Indignation

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Indignantadjective

Showing anger or indignation, especially at something unjust or wrong.

Indignationnoun

An anger aroused by something perceived as an indignity, notably an offense or injustice.

Indignantadjective

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.

‘He strides indignant, and with haughty criesTo single fight the fairy prince defies.’;

Indignationnoun

A self-righteous anger or disgust.

Indignantadjective

angered at something unjust or wrong;

‘an indignant denial’; ‘incensed at the judges' unfairness’; ‘a look of outraged disbelief’; ‘umbrageous at the loss of their territory’;

Indignationnoun

The feeling excited by that which is unworthy, base, or disgraceful; anger mingled with contempt, disgust, or abhorrence.

‘Indignation expresses a strong and elevated disapprobation of mind, which is also inspired by something flagitious in the conduct of another.’; ‘When Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he stood not up, nor moved for him, he was full of indignation against Mordecai.’;

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Indignationnoun

The effect of anger; punishment.

‘Hide thyself . . . until the indignation be overpast.’;

Indignationnoun

a feeling of righteous anger

Indignationnoun

anger or annoyance provoked by what is perceived as unfair treatment

‘the letter filled Lucy with indignation’;

Indignation

Indignation is a complex and discrete emotion that is triggered by social emotions and social environments. Feelings of anger and disgust are some emotions that make up indignation.

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