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indignant
used in I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

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Definition
angered or annoyed at something unjust or wrong
  • From disappointment, I gradually ascended the emotional ladder to haughty indignation, and finally to that state of stubbornness where the mind is locked like the jaws of an enraged bulldog.
    p. 265.6
indignation = anger 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.)
  • Mother, regarding me as a woman for the first time, said indignantly, "She's more than any three weeks."
    p. 287.5
indignantly = with anger or annoyance at something unjust or wrong
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