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indignation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indignation  \In`dig*na"tion\,  n.  [F.  indignation,  L.  indignatio. 
  See  {Indign}.] 
  1.  The  feeling  excited  by  that  which  is  unworthy,  base,  or 
  disgraceful;  anger  mingled  with  contempt,  disgust,  or 
  abhorrence.  --Shak. 
 
  Indignation  expresses  a  strong  and  elevated 
  disapprobation  of  mind,  which  is  also  inspired  by 
  something  flagitious  in  the  conduct  of  another. 
  --Cogan. 
 
  When  Haman  saw  Mordecai  in  the  king's  gate,  that  he 
  stood  not  up  nor  moved  for  him  he  was  full  of 
  indignation  against  Mordecai.  --Esther  v.  9. 
 
  2.  The  effect  of  anger;  punishment.  --Shak. 
 
  Hide  thyself  .  .  .  until  the  indignation  be 
  overpast.  --Is.  xxvi. 
  20. 
 
  Syn:  Anger;  ire  wrath;  fury;  rage.  See  {Anger}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  indignation 
  n  :  a  feeling  of  righteous  anger  [syn:  {outrage}] 




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