indignant

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indignant(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. indignado
I was indignant when the security guard asked me if I had stolen my own purse.Me quedé indignada cuando la guardia de seguridad me preguntó si había robado mi propio bolso.
Our boss was indignant because an employee quit without giving notice.Nuestro jefe estaba indignado porque un empleado renunció sin dar preaviso.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Peter got indignant at what he considered to be an unfair criticism.Peter se indignó con lo que consideró una crítica injusta.
Stop looking indignant!¡Cambia esa cara de indignación!
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indignant
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. indignado(a)
to get indignant about somethingindignarse por algo
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indignant [ɪnˈdɪɡnənt]
adjective
[+person, mood, tone] indignado
she wrote an indignant letter to the local newspaper escribió una carta en tono indignado al periódico local; escribió una carta al periódico local expresando su indignación; to be indignant at/about sth estar indignado ante/por algo; he is indignant at the suggestion that ... está indignado ante la sugerencia de que ...; to become or get or grow indignant indignarse
it's no good getting indignant
why is he looking so indignant? ¿por qué tiene esa cara de indignación?
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