INDIGNANT: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for INDIGNANT?

Need another word that means the same as “indignant”? Find 23 synonyms and 30 related words for “indignant” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Indignant” are: incensed, outraged, umbrageous, aggrieved, resentful, disgruntled, discontented, dissatisfied, angry, distressed, unhappy, disturbed, hurt, pained, upset, offended, in high dudgeon, riled, nettled, vexed, irritated, annoyed, chagrined

Indignant as an Adjective

Definitions of "Indignant" as an adjective

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “indignant” as an adjective can have the following definitions:

  • Angered at something unjust or wrong.
  • Feeling or showing anger or annoyance at what is perceived as unfair treatment.

Synonyms of "Indignant" as an adjective (23 Words)

aggrievedFeeling resentment at having been unfairly treated.
They were aggrieved at the outcome.
angryFeeling or showing anger.
He looked angry and confused.
annoyedTroubled persistently especially with petty annoyances.
I got very annoyed watching the film.
chagrinedFeeling or caused to feel ill at ease or self-conscious or ashamed.
Chagrined at the poor sales of his book.
discontentedShowing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing.
Was discontented with his position.
disgruntledIn a state of sulky dissatisfaction.
Judges receive letters from disgruntled members of the public.
dissatisfiedIn a state of sulky dissatisfaction.
His parents are dissatisfied with the quality of tuition on offer.
distressedGeneralized feeling of distress.
A distressed leather jacket.
disturbedAffected with madness or insanity.
Disturbed grass showed where the horse had passed.
hurtSuffering from physical injury especially that suffered in battle.
Ambulances for the hurt men and women.
in high dudgeonDirected or bound inward.
incensedAngered at something unjust or wrong.
Leonora glared back at him incensed.
irritatedAroused to impatience or anger.
The irritated look on Alec s face.
nettledAroused to impatience or anger.
Feeling nettled from the constant teasing.
offendedResentful or annoyed, typically as a result of a perceived insult.
He sounded rather offended.
outragedAngered at something unjust or wrong.
A look of outraged disbelief.
painedAffected with pain, especially mental pain; hurt or troubled.
A pained expression came over his face.
resentfulFeeling or expressing bitterness or indignation at having been treated unfairly.
He was angry and resentful of their intrusion.
riledAroused to impatience or anger.
Riled no end by his lies.
umbrageousAngered at something unjust or wrong.
Umbrageous at the loss of their territory.
unhappyCausing discomfort.
After the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence.
upsetHaving been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom.
An upset stomach.
vexedTroubled persistently especially with petty annoyances.
The vexed question of how much money the government is going to spend.

Usage Examples of "Indignant" as an adjective

  • An indignant denial.
  • He was indignant at being the object of suspicion.

Associations of "Indignant" (30 Words)

acrimoniousMarked by strong resentment or cynicism.
An acrimonious dispute.
afireLighted up by or as by fire or flame.
The whole mill was afire.
angry(of the elements) as if showing violent anger.
An angry sore.
cholericEasily moved to anger- H.G.Wells.
He was a choleric self important little man.
enragedMarked by extreme anger.
An enraged mob screamed abuse.
exasperatedGreatly annoyed; out of patience.
Felt exasperated beyond endurance.
frownA facial expression of dislike or displeasure.
Promiscuity was frowned upon.
fumeExpose something especially wood to ammonia fumes in order to produce dark tints.
Clouds of exhaust fumes spewed by cars.
furiousFull of anger or energy; violent or intense.
He drove at a furious speed.
furiouslyIn an impassioned or very angry manner.
Charlie pedalled furiously for six miles.
furyA spirit of punishment, often represented as one of three goddesses who pronounced curses on the guilty and inflicted famines and pestilences. The Furies were identified at an early date with the Eumenides.
She was paddling with a new fury.
huffSniff fumes from (petrol or solvents) for a euphoric effect.
It is important to educate young people about the dangers of huffing inhalants.
inflammatoryRelating to or causing inflammation of a part of the body.
An inflammatory response.
infuriatedMarked by extreme anger.
Infuriated onlookers charged the police who were beating the boy.
irascibleCharacterized by anger.
An irascible response.
irateFeeling or showing extreme anger.
A barrage of irate letters.
miffCause to be annoyed.
I ll confess it miffed me slightly at the time.
nauseateUpset and make nauseated.
They were nauseated by the jingoism.
outragedAngered at something unjust or wrong.
A look of outraged disbelief.
rageContinue with great force or intensity.
That s unfair Maggie raged.
rancorA feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will.
rancorousCharacterized by bitterness or resentment.
A rancorous debate.
resentfulFeeling or expressing bitterness or indignation at having been treated unfairly.
A sullen resentful attitude.
resentmentA feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will.
Some people harbour resentments going back many years.
revengefulDisposed to seek revenge or intended for revenge- Shakespeare- M.R.Cohen.
The average Briton is not naturally vindictive and revengeful.
scowlFrown with displeasure.
She scowled at him defiantly.
sighA sound like a person sighing.
Harry sank into a chair and sighed with relief.
snarlMake a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise.
The guard snarled at us.
sulkA period of sulking.
He was sulking over the break up of his band.
wrathIntense anger (usually on an epic scale.
He hid his pipe for fear of incurring his father s wrath.

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