Root Word of the Day: INDIGNANT

indignant (adj) – feeling insulted, offended, or self-righteous
BREAKDOWN: IN- (not) + DIGN- (worthy) + -ANT (characterized by)
indignation is self-righteous anger or offense (also indignance)


This word is built on the root DIGN-, which means worthy.
Common DIGN- words include dainty and dignity.
More esoteric DIGN- words include condign.

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