Indignation

In`dig*na"tion

(?), n. [F. indignation, L. indignatio. See Indign.]
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1. The feeling excited by that which is unworthy, base, or disgraceful; anger mingled with contempt, disgust, or abhorrence. Shak.
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Indignation expresses a strong and elevated disapprobation of mind, which is also inspired by something flagitious in the conduct of another.
Cogan.
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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.
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2. The effect of anger; punishment. Shak.
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Hide thyself . . . until the indignation be overpast.
Is. xxvi. 20.

Syn. -- Anger; ire wrath; fury; rage. See Anger.
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