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indignant
used in Catch-22

21 uses
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Definition
angered or annoyed at something unjust or wrong
  • "Don't you dare talk to me that way!" she replied indignantly.
    Chapter 17 — The Soldier in White (40% in)
indignantly = angered by the wrong
  • Clevinger had stared at him with apoplectic rage and indignation and, clawing the table with both hands, had shouted, 'You're crazy!'
    Chapter 2 — Clevinger (11% in)
  • He was capable of mighty paroxysms of righteous indignation, and he was indignant as could be when he learned that a C.I.D. man was in the area looking for him.
    Chapter 7 — McWatt (64% in)
  • He was capable of mighty paroxysms of righteous indignation, and he was indignant as could be when he learned that a C.I.D. man was in the area looking for him.
    Chapter 7 — McWatt (64% in)
  • 'English history!' roared the silver-maned senior Senator from his state indignantly.
    Chapter 9 — Major Major Major Major (19% in)
  • Clevinger exclaimed indignantly to McWatt, who sat grinning at the wheel of the staff car.
    Chapter 12 — Bologna (75% in)
  • 'Perche?' she shouted back at him indignantly, her unavoidable round breasts rising and falling in a saucy huff beneath the pink chemise as she sat up in bed indignantly.
    Chapter 16 — Luciana (56% in)
  • 'Perche?' she shouted back at him indignantly, her unavoidable round breasts rising and falling in a saucy huff beneath the pink chemise as she sat up in bed indignantly.
    Chapter 16 — Luciana (56% in)
  • 'If I thought you were going to be so stuffy about it, I wouldn't even have tried to help,' Corporal Whitcomb declared indignantly, and walked out.
    Chapter 20 — Corporal Whitcomb (85% in)
  • General Dreedle demanded with uncompromising indignation.
    Chapter 21 — General Dreedle (89% in)
  • Milo turned livid with indignation, his slim long nose flickering spasmodically between his black eyebrows and his unbalanced orange-brown mustache like the pale, thin flame of a single candle.
    Chapter 22 — Milo the Mayor (60% in)
  • 'So you're the one who wounded Major — de Coverley!' he exclaimed in horrified indignation.
    Chapter 23 — Natley's Old Man (62% in)
  • 'And I didn't organize anything,' Milo answered indignantly, drawing great agitated sniffs of air in through his hissing, pale, twitching nose.
    Chapter 24 — Milo (29% in)
  • 'Are you crazy?' she scolded virtuously, shaking an indignant finger in front of his eyes.
    Chapter 26 — Aarfy (90% in)
  • Major Sanderson turned red with indignation again and crashed both fists down upon his thighs.
    Chapter 27 — Nurse Duckett (88% in)
  • Colonel Scheisskopf protested, his eyes wetting with indignation.
    Chapter 29 — Peckem (29% in)
  • Major Danby confided that Group was incensed with all flight surgeons because of Dr. Stubbs, the bushy-haired, baggy-chinned, slovenly flight surgeon in Dunbar's squadron who was deliberately and defiantly brewing insidious dissension there by grounding all men with sixty missions on proper forms that were rejected by Group indignantly with orders restoring the confused pilots, navigators, bombardiers and gunners to combat duty.
    Chapter 31 — Daneeka (82% in)
  • 'Tu sei pazzo!' she shouted at him with incredulous indignation, and sprang out of bed.
    Chapter 33 — Nately's Whore (73% in)
  • 'But who lied about my own handwriting?' demanded the chaplain, forgetting his fear in the wave of anger and indignation that welled up inside him suddenly.
    Chapter 36 — The Cellar (38% in)
  • 'Another county heard from,' scoffed one of the doctors indignantly.
    Chapter 41 — Snowden (17% in)
  • 'I am not a detective,' Major Danby replied with indignation, his cheeks flushing again.
    Chapter 42 — Yossarian (26% in)

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