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indignant
used in Lord of the Flies

11 uses
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Definition
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—"
    p. 43.7
indignant = angered at something unjust
  • Piggy stood and the rose of indignation faded slowly from his cheeks.
    p. 25.4
  • indignation = anger at something unjust

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • "I got the conch," said Piggy indignantly.
    p. 42.3
  • indignantly = with anger or annoyance at something unjust
  •   "I told you to get a list of names!"
      "How could I," cried Piggy indignantly, "all by myself?"
    p. 46.1
  • indignantly = angry at something unjust or wrong
  • They were silent again: Simon intent, Ralph incredulous and faintly indignant.
    p. 53.4
  • indignant = angry at something unjust or wrong
  • "We could steal up on one—paint our faces so they wouldn't see—perhaps surround them and then—" Indignation took away Ralph's control.
    p. 54.5
  • indignation = anger at something unjust

    (editor's note:  The suffix "-tion", converts a verb into a noun that denotes the action or result of the verb. Typically, there is a slight change in the ending of the root verb, as in action, education, and observation.)
  • "I got the conch!" said Piggy indignantly.
    p. 83.8
  • indignantly = angry at something unjust
  • His voice was indignant.
    p. 90.1
  • indignant = displaying anger at something unjust or wrong
  • "I hit him," said Ralph indignantly.
    p. 114.3
  • indignantly = angry at something unjust
  • Piggy was indignant.
    p. 128.0
  • indignant = angry at something unjust or wrong
  • Ralph tried indignantly to remember.
    p. 163.4
indignantly = angry at something unjust
There are no more uses of "indignant" in Lord of the Flies.

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