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Self-indignation

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Self-indignation Indignation at one's own character or actions.
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Usage

In literature:

And it was with indignation and self-pity that I climbed out in the hot sun at last beside the driver and small Billy.
"Lin McLean" by Owen Wister
A feeling of self-pride and indignation came to his aid.
"Gerfaut, Complete" by Charles de Bernard
He worked himself into a mood of righteous indignation, of self-pity.
"Denzil Quarrier" by George Gissing
But stronger than this feeling of self-reproach was her indignation against Sir Philip.
"Henry Dunbar" by M. E. Braddon
I saw, with indignation, my own wretched self being angled for like a fish.
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
It is the assertion of self in indignation and wild defiance, instead of the former misery of a man merely haunted by himself.
"Among Famous Books" by John Kelman
Miss Wardour's self-possession was as instant as her indignation.
"The Diamond Coterie" by Lawrence L. Lynch
But this special insult was past all endurance, and even his self-control was lost in indignation.
"Historic Boys" by Elbridge Streeter Brooks
For, though Big Malcolm had, with wonderful self-control, put aside his indignation at the Orangemen, all the MacDonalds had not done so.
"The Silver Maple" by Marian Keith
He was not capable of self-defence, or even of understanding the indignation he had called forth.
"A Country Gentleman and his Family" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
Titanus was astonished to see a man so loyal and reflective, and hitherto so quiet and self-possessed, now quivering with indignation.
"The Mother of St. Nicholas" by Grant Balfour
All his self-control could not smother the blazing indignation in his gray eyes.
"The Game and the Candle" by Eleanor M. Ingram
It was just indignation, stronger than self-respect.
"Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Jacob Holyoake
The indifference and self-possession with which she spoke filled Hoym with indignation.
"The Countess Cosel" by Joseph J. Kraszewski
There is not a momentary struggle between self-devotion and the shock of indignation.
"Letters of Lord Acton" by Lord Acton
Anger and indignation properly controlled by reason in the interest of the total self is always good.
"The Five Great Philosophies of Life" by William de Witt Hyde
Thinking myself scoffed at, my self-love rebelled, and indignation for the moment silenced love.
"The Memoirs of Jacques Casanova de Seingalt, Vol. II (of VI), "To Paris and Prison" The First Complete and Unabridged English Translation, Illustrated with Old Engravings" by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Reject with indignant incredulity all self-congratulations of conscious villainy, though they be uttered by Richard or by Iago.
"The life and writings of Henry Fuseli, Volume III (of 3)" by Henry Fuseli
But the indignant pain in his voice helped her to reply with quiet self-control.
"The Following of the Star" by Florence L. Barclay
My cheeks burned with indignation when I thought of the blow I had received, and I felt my self-respect leaving me.
"The White Rose of Memphis" by William C. Falkner
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In poetry:

If, haply such the fair Judean finds,
Self-knowledge wept the abasing truth to know;
And innate Pride, that queen of noble minds,
Crushed them indignant ere a bud could grow.
"Description Of Egla" by Maria Gowen Brooks

In news:

As I read through another self-righteously indignant news release from NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr, it struck me that the NHL's players and the equally self-righteous and indignant owners truly exist in a kind of bubble.
America's Self-Righteous Indignation Over Syria at the UN.
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