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"indignant" in British English

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indignantadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈdɪɡ.nənt/
indignantly
adverb uk   us   /-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 ​papercomplaining about the mayor’s ​actions.
indignantly
adverb  us   /ɪnˈdɪɡ·nənt·li/
"​Yourassumption is ​entirelyincorrect," 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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