indignant

[ in-dig-nuhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF indignant
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The face, neck, and arms of the modest maiden were flushed with indignant crimson.

She looked, as she always did, indignant at having said anything to please him.

But those who knew Hester, especially the women of them, were indignant with him.

Hester rose and left the room, indignant with him for speaking so of his father.

Hester, more than Amy, felt her own rights, and was ready to be indignant.

It made the dark blood flow into black Dirk's indignant face.

"You want to keep me here because you are afraid of me," cried the indignant Blade man.

At once Napoleon was summoned before the indignant instructor.

He had caught the rustle of silks, the indignant breathing of a woman.

His mind constantly reverted to the indignant woman behind him.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from Latin indignantem (nominative indignans) "impatient, reluctant, indignant," present participle of indignari "to be displeased at, be indignant" (see indignation). Related: Indignantly.

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