Examples of indignation in a Sentence
- I am eager to concede that in our cataclysmic world this is a little misfortune, arousing even in me only the kind of indignation that could be thoroughly vented in a long footnote somewhere. —Marilynne Robinson, The Death of Adam, (1998) 2005
- It's good to bear the preceding in mind when trying to comprehend the indignation with which the East Coast establishment greets work that dares to be both funny and deadly serious in the same breath. —Tom Robbins, Harper's, September 2004
- … in his reverie, while his wife swooped back and forth with sheets of last year's leaves and bundles of brisk directives, his brooding mind warmed his old indignation at not having been invited to that party given by his then recently forsaken inamorata. —John Updike, The Afterlife, 1994
The decision to close the factory has aroused the indignation of the townspeople.
He adopted a tone of moral indignation.
Recent Examples of indignation from the Web
Her poetics clarified a generation’s rage, its rights to pleasure and confusion and indignation.
Like a lot of Russian fans, Savinov was dressed to billboard his indignation.
The rest of the book’s evidence consists of Kurtz expressing indignation at what is actually fair coverage.
The video was greeted with a fair amount of indignation, and rightfully so.
Why not use that indignation to make real progress in countries like Iran, Saudi Arabia?
And please spare us the righteous indignation of the grumpy, old fuddy-duddies who think UCF’s national championship claim is illegitimate.
Because of the public indignation ahead of his appearance, Mr. Trump spoke to a small group of dignitaries in the museum, not the larger crowd assembled outside for the official ceremony.
The transaction was there for everyone to see, even as eyes rolled and rival coaches sighed in righteous indignation.
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belligerence, contentiousness, contrariness, crankiness, disputatiousness, hot-headedness, irascibility, irascibleness, irritability, orneriness, pugnaciousness, pugnacity, quarrelsomeness, querulousness;
Synonym Discussion of indignation
- tried to hide his anger
- cheeks flushed with ire
- shook with rage
- could not contain his fury
- a comment that caused general indignation
- I feared her wrath if I was discovered
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