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 for Indignation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Indignation \In`dig*na"tion\, n. [F. indignation, L. indignatio.
     See Indign.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. The feeling excited by that which is unworthy, base, or
        disgraceful; anger mingled with contempt, disgust, or
        abhorrence. --Shak.
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              Indignation expresses a strong and elevated
              disapprobation of mind, which is also inspired by
              something flagitious in the conduct of another.
                                                    --Cogan.
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              When Haman saw Mordecai in the king's gate, that he
              stood not up, nor moved for him, he was full of
              indignation against Mordecai.         --Esther v. 9.
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     2. The effect of anger; punishment. --Shak.
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              Hide thyself . . . until the indignation be
              overpast.                             --Is. xxvi.
                                                    20.
  
     Syn: Anger; ire wrath; fury; rage. See Anger.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  indignation
      n 1: a feeling of righteous anger [syn: indignation,
           outrage]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  48 Moby Thesaurus words for "indignation":
     anger, annoyance, ban, blackball, blackballing, choler, complaint,
     dim view, disagreement, disappointment, disapprobation,
     disapproval, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment,
     disenchantment, disesteem, disfavor, disgruntlement, disillusion,
     disillusionment, displeasure, disrespect, dissatisfaction, dissent,
     distaste, exasperation, exclusion, fury, indignant displeasure,
     ire, irritation, low estimation, low opinion, mad, objection,
     opposition, opposure, ostracism, protest, rage, rejection,
     resentment, righteous indignation, thumbs-down, unhappiness,
     vexation, wrath
  
  

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