Definition of indignant adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

indignant

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ɪnˈdɪɡnənt//
 
 
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feeling or showing anger and surprise because you think that you have been treated unfairly an indignant letter/look indignant at/about something She was very indignant at the way she had been treated. indignant that… They were indignant that they hadn't been invited. synonyms at angry Thesaurusangrymad furious upset indignant irateThese words all describe people feeling and/or showing anger.angry feeling or showing anger:Please don't be angry with me. Thousands of angry demonstrators filled the square.mad [not before noun] (informal) very angry:He got mad and walked out. She's mad at me for being late.furious extremely angry:He was furious at having been taken out of the game. He was furious with her for ruining the party.upset somewhat angry or annoyed:I was quite upset with him for being late.indignant feeling or showing anger and surprise because you think that you or someone else has been treated unfairly:She was very indignant at the way she had been treated.irate very angry:irate customers an irate letterPatterns angry/mad/furious/upset/indignant about/at something angry/furious/upset with somebody (for doing something) angry/mad/furious/upset/indignant that to get angry/mad/furious/upset to make somebody angry/mad/furious
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adverb “I'm certainly not asking him!” she retorted indignantly.
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