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Definition of indignation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable] indignation (at/about something) indignation (that…)
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a feeling of anger and surprise caused by something that you think is unfair or unreasonable The increase in plane fares has aroused public indignation. Joe quivered with indignation that Paul would speak to him like that. Some benefits apply only to men, much to the indignation of working women. to be full of righteous indignation (= the belief that you are right to be angry even though other people do not agree)
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