indignation

noun
ADJECTIVE
great, high (AmE)

His response was one of high indignation.

public
moral, righteous
mock
VERB + INDIGNATION
be filled with, be full of, feel

They were full of righteous indignation at the thought of being cheated.

express, show
express
blush with, burn with, flush with

His plump face flushed with indignation.

bristle with, shudder with, tremble with

Susan's voice shuddered with indignation.

arouse, provoke
PREPOSITION
in indignation

She turned to him in indignation.

with indignation

He refused it with some indignation.

indignation about, indignation at, indignation over

The government expressed its indignation over the way the incident had been handled.

indignation against

public indignation against the government


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:
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