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indignantadjective

uk   /ɪnˈdɪɡ.nənt/  us   /ɪnˈdɪɡ.nənt/
indignantly
adverb uk   /ɪnˈdɪɡ.nənt.li/  us   /ɪnˈdɪɡ.nənt.li/
"I said no such thing!" she cried indignantly.
(Definition of indignant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"indignant" in American English

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indignantadjective

 us   /ɪnˈdɪɡ·nənt/
angry because of something that is wrong or not fair: She wrote an indignant letter to the paper complaining about the mayor’s actions.
indignantly
adverb  us   /ɪnˈdɪɡ·nənt·li/
"Your assumption is entirely incorrect," he declared indignantly.
indignation
noun [U]  us   /ˌɪn·dɪɡˈneɪ·ʃən/
They reacted with shock and indignation when they were accused of cheating.
(Definition of indignant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indignant”
in Korean 분개하는…
in Arabic ساخِط, ناقِم…
in Malaysian marah…
in French indigné…
in Russian возмущенный, негодующий…
in Chinese (Traditional) 憤怒的,憤慨的…
in Italian indignato…
in Turkish öfkeli, içerlemiş, kızgın…
in Polish oburzony…
in Spanish indignado…
in Vietnamese phẫn nộ…
in Portuguese indignado…
in Thai ขุ่นเคือง…
in German entrüstet…
in Catalan indignat…
in Japanese 憤慨した…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愤怒的,愤慨的…
in Indonesian marah…
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