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indignant
used in The Idiot

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Definition
angered or annoyed at something unjust or wrong
  • The general flushed with indignation as he spoke.
    4.4 — Part 4 Chapter 4 (15% in)
indignation = anger or annoyance at something unjust or wrong

(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.)
  • "How silly you are!" said Mrs. Epanchin, looking indignantly towards the last speaker.
    1.5 — Part 1 Chapter 5 (97% in)
  • Colia had free access to the prince, at which Lebedeff was quite disgusted and indignant.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (13% in)
  • Well! well! you know that yourself, I expect," said the lady indignantly.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (56% in)
  • "You are deviating from the truth, sir, as usual!" she remarked, boiling over with indignation; "you never carried her in your life!"
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (61% in)
  • Every time that Aglaya showed temper (and this was very often), there was so much childish pouting, such "school-girlishness," as it were, in her apparent wrath, that it was impossible to avoid smiling at her, to her own unutterable indignation.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (77% in)
  • Aglaya was dreadfully indignant, and looked twice as pretty in her wrath.
    2.6 — Part 2 Chapter 6 (78% in)
  • Ivan Fedorovitch, who really understood nothing of what was going on, felt indignant at the sight of these youths, and would have interfered in some way had it not been for the extreme interest shown by his wife in the affair.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (84% in)
  • "Oh, I don't know what this means" cried Ivan Fedorovitch, transported with indignation.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (24% in)
  • You are scandalized and disgusted; you cry out in indignation!
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (36% in)
  • He was indignant with Lizabetha Prokofievna, who did not think of moving even now.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (42% in)
  • "At last!" murmured Lizabetha Prokofievna indignantly.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (45% in)
  • "That will do, Lebedeff, that will do—" began the prince, when an indignant outcry drowned his words.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (47% in)
  • Ivan Fedorovitch Epanchin was extremely indignant.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (44% in)
  • Ivan Fedorovitch held out his hand to Muishkin, but ran after his wife, who was leaving with every sign of violent indignation, before he had time to shake it.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (91% in)
  • At once!" interrupted the prince, red with indignation, and perhaps with shame, too.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (78% in)
  • "I have not seen all kinds of liberals, and cannot, therefore, set myself up as a judge," said Alexandra, "but I have heard all you have said with indignation.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (64% in)
  • He did not dare look at her, but he was conscious, to the very tips of his fingers, that she was gazing at him, perhaps angrily; and that she had probably flushed up with a look of fiery indignation in her black eyes.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (94% in)
  • The young officer, Evgenie Pavlovitch's friend who had been conversing with Aglaya, said aloud in a great state of indignation: "She ought to be whipped—that's the only way to deal with creatures like that—she ought to be whipped!"
    3.2 — Part 3 Chapter 2 (86% in)
  • Lebedeff had roused great indignation in some of his auditors (it should be remarked that the bottles were constantly uncorked during his speech); but this unexpected conclusion calmed even the most turbulent spirits.
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 (90% in)
  • I thought someone led me by the hand and showed me, by the light of a candle, a huge, loathsome insect, which he assured me was that very force, that very almighty, dumb, irresistible Power, and laughed at the indignation with which I received this information.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (86% in)
  • But his hearers were indignant, too; they rose to their feet with annoyance.
    3.7 — Part 3 Chapter 7 (33% in)
  • "He won't shoot himself; the boy is only playing the fool," said General Ivolgin, suddenly and unexpectedly, with indignation.
    3.7 — Part 3 Chapter 7 (42% in)
  • "I DO know all!" she cried, with another burst of indignation.
    3.8 — Part 3 Chapter 8 (56% in)
  • He has not had a drop for three days; he must be suffering agonies—The general now entered the room, threw the door wide open, and stood on the threshold trembling with indignation.
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (11% in)
  • I cried, indignantly.
    4.4 — Part 4 Chapter 4 (58% in)
  • The maternal heart trembled with indignation to think of such an absurdity, although in that heart there rose another voice, which said: "And WHY is not the prince such a husband as you would have desired for Aglaya?"
    4.5 — Part 4 Chapter 5 (9% in)
  • Excepting feigned surprise, indignation, laughter, and jeering—both at the prince and at everyone who asked her questions,—nothing could be got out of Aglaya.
    4.5 — Part 4 Chapter 5 (36% in)
  • She flared up, and said some indignant words about "all these silly insinuations."
    4.5 — Part 4 Chapter 5 (78% in)
  • "You are mad!" he cried, indignantly.
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (43% in)
  • 'Hey! she was grandly indignant.
    4.6 — Part 4 Chapter 6 (46% in)
  • Aglaya alone seemed sad and depressed; her face was flushed, perhaps with indignation.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (70% in)
  • ...household, had thrown over a daughter of the family, to whom he was engaged, and had been captured by a woman of shady reputation whom he was determined to marry at once—breaking off all old ties for the satisfaction of his insane idea; and, in spite of the public indignation roused by his action, the marriage was to take place in Pavlofsk openly and publicly, and the prince had announced his intention of going through with it with head erect and looking the whole world in the face.
    4.9 — Part 4 Chapter 9 (7% in)
  • On the contrary, we are quite prepared to feel our share of the indignation which his behaviour aroused in the hearts of his friends.
    4.9 — Part 4 Chapter 9 (40% in)
  • Here Evgenie Pavlovitch quite let himself go, and gave the reins to his indignation.
    4.9 — Part 4 Chapter 9 (58% in)
  • "But as if that is enough!" cried Evgenie, indignantly.
    4.9 — Part 4 Chapter 9 (76% in)
  • Muishkin gave him excellent cigars to smoke, and Lebedeff, for his part, regaled him with liqueurs, brought in by Vera, to whom the doctor—a married man and the father of a family—addressed such compliments that she was filled with indignation.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (28% in)
  • She had heard of the indignation in the town, and knew that some of the populace was getting up a sort of charivari with music, that verses had been composed for the occasion, and that the rest of Pavlofsk society more or less encouraged these preparations.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (58% in)

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