indignantly indignantly  /ɪn ˈdɪɡ nənt li/


  • (adv) in an indignant manner


  1. At least one man indignantly hunted him down.
  2. Mauchly indignantly denied the accusation.
  3. While some protest indignantly at the latest encroachment on their space to light up, others welcome the elimination of clouds of smoke outside classrooms.


  • Clash over sex worker rights in rural Australia

    A lone woman checking into a motel in the Australian mining town of Moranbah can expect some blunt questioning from the owners: "Are you a working girl?" Turning on a heel and storming away indignantly ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News


  1. "We meet after the brutal aggression against our brothers in Lebanon and we indignantly watch the daily genocide to which the Palestinian people are subjected," Cuban Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque said at the opening ceremony in Havana on...
    on Sep 13, 2006 By: Felipe Perez Roque Source: Payvand

  2. "The character of the Bush administration is such that the US delegation to the United Nations will -- in practice -- indignantly refuse to recognise a single standard of human rights whenever such a standard would put the US record in a negative...
    on Sep 20, 2005 By: Norman Solomon Source: Inter Press Service (subscription)

  3. Responding in the Daily Telegraph, Mrs Hoey said: "Football fans may have recognised Mr Speaker's reaction to the point I was trying to make: a hectoring response reminiscent of the manager who, out of loyalty to his team, indignantly attacks a...
    on May 12, 2009 By: Kate Hoey Source: Belfast Telegraph

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