indignation


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Synonyms for indignation

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a strong feeling of displeasure or hostility

Synonyms for indignation

a feeling of righteous anger

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After which, like one whose imagination was struck with something never seen or heard of before, he would lift up his eyes with amazement and indignation.
He saw, in a vision, the family pew, the somnolent cushions, the Bibles, the psalm-books, Maria with her smelling-salts, his father sitting spectacled and critical; and at once he was struck with indignation, not unjustly.
As the new promise of happiness rose for Adam, his indignation and jealousy began to die out.
The Americans looked on with indignation and impatience.
On the contrary, we are quite prepared to feel our share of the indignation which his behaviour aroused in the hearts of his friends.
And there, aloof, yet persistently with her, moving wherever she moved, was the Will Ladislaw' who was a changed belief exhausted of hope, a detected illusion--no, a living man towards whom there could not yet struggle any wail of regretful pity, from the midst of scorn and indignation and jealous offended pride.
Jerry did not know drunkenness, but he did know unfairness; and it was with raging indignation that he knew it.
Ferrari's indignation burst its way through all restraints.
He moved about in so utterly ridiculous a manner that the Beasts, in a fit of indignation, set upon him with clubs and drove him out of the assembly.
Thereupon the Constituents held an indignation meeting and passed a resolution of tar and feathers.
Imagine my surprise and indignation when I saw the floor occupied by at least a dozen other lodgers
But Benjamin's virtuous indignation was so very virtuous that it let the spirit of mischief loose in me.
I observed that you appeared to be startled by what my sister-in-law had said; and when you declared that appearances must certainly have misled her, you looked and spoke (to my mind) like a man animated by a strong feeling of indignation.
It had some effect, even there; for the lookers-on moved uneasily in their seats; and a few of the boldest ventured to steal looks at each other, expressive of indignation and pity.
Meantime, my brain was on fire with indignation, and my heart seemed ready to burst from its prison with conflicting passions.