An indignant boy.
An example of indignant is a person who is disgusted by an act of prejudice that she just saw committed.
Origin of indignantClassical Latin indignans, present participle of indignari, to consider as unworthy or improper, be displeased at from in-, not + dignari, to deem worthy from dignus, worthy: see dignity
Origin of indignantLatin indignāns indignant- present participle of indignārī to be indignant from indignus unworthy ; see indign .
(comparative more indignant, superlative most indignant)
From Latin indignans, present participle of indignari (“to consider as unworthy, be angry or displeased at”), from in- (“privative”) + dignari (“to consider as worthy”), from dignus (“worthy”).