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indignant
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Definition angered or annoyed at something unjust or wrong
  • She was indignant, but agreed to be searched when they accused her of shoplifting.
indignant = angered or annoyed at something unjust or wrong
  • "I am not a fool," she said indignantly.
  • indignantly = with anger or annoyance at something unjust or wrong
  • "Don't you dare talk to me that way!" she replied indignantly.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • indignantly = angered by the wrong
  • She only felt a furious surge of indignation that he should think her such a fool.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • indignation = anger at being wronged
  • "I'd like to suggest that it be named for my husband," Mrs. Poole had said, and looked around, indignant that no one else had made this suggestion.
    Jill McCorkle  --  Ferris Beach
  • indignant = angered or annoyed at something unjust or wrong
  • "I wasn't snooping," said Katie indignantly.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • indignantly = with anger or annoyance at something unjust or wrong
  • And sometimes the difference between individual and organized indignation is the difference between criminal and political action.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • indignation = anger at something unjust or wrong
  • Afterwards he saw her lower lip quiver with indignation at her brother's insolent, cruel and ungrateful words
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  Crime and Punishment
  • indignation = anger or annoyance at something unjust or wrong
  • Her indignation failed her, and she broke off sobbing.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • indignation = anger at something unjust or wrong
  • I was trying to be indignant but he was so cute.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Someone Like You
  • indignant = angered or annoyed at something unjust or wrong
  • Daring, indignant, Piggy took the conch. "That's what I said! I said about our meetings and things and then you said shut up—"
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • indignant = angered at something unjust
  • The other girl put her hands on her hips indignantly.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • indignantly = with anger or annoyance at something unjust or wrong
  • Pesao looks at his face, giggles and flings another pebble at the hens, who scatter indignantly.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • indignantly = with annoyance at being wronged
  • "We weren't trying to hear him!" said Ron indignantly.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • indignantly = angrily (at unjustly being accused of something wrong)
  • To general indignation, a sign went up on all common-room noticeboards that the next trip into Hogsmeade had been cancelled.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • indignation = anger at something unjust
  • 'I never ask advice about growing,' Alice said indignantly.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Through the Looking-Glass
  • indignantly = with anger or annoyance at something unjust or wrong
  • Soda looked back at him indignantly.
    S.E. Hinton  --  The Outsiders
  • indignantly = with annoyance at something unjust
  • He's planning to feed you to his friend like a fly to a frog, so how about a little indignation?
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • indignation = anger at something unjust or wrong
  • He was working himself up to indignation.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • indignation = anger or annoyance at something unjust or wrong
  • We exploded on the surface, in the middle of the Santa Monica Bay, knocking a surfer off his board with an indignant, "Dude!"
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
indignant = anger or annoyance at something unjust or wrong

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