Meaning of “indignant” in the English Dictionary

"indignant" in British English

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uk /ɪnˈdɪɡ.nənt/ us /ɪnˈdɪɡ.nənt/
adverb uk /ɪnˈdɪɡ.nə us /ɪnˈdɪɡ.nə

"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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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.
adverb us /ɪnˈdɪɡ·nənt·li/

"Your assumption is entirely incorrect," he declared indignantly.
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)