INDIGNITY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INDIGNITY
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indignity
 n.  offensive or insulting treatment
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Carol perceived that Mrs. Dyer was accustomed to this indignity.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  There are men from whom warm words are small indignity.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
3  The maiden drew back in lofty womanly reserve, and her dark eye kindled, while the rich blood shot, like the passing brightness of the sun, into her very temples, at the indignity.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30
4  Miss Bingley warmly resented the indignity he had received, in an expostulation with her brother for talking such nonsense.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 10
5  She turned on him with a sudden flash of indignation.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
6  The twins looked at the determined black boy in perplexity and indignation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
7  There was indignation in his hoarse bass voice but also a wheedling note, and Scarlett teasingly clicked her tongue against her teeth as she reached out to pull his cravat into place.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
8  Toby, who had handled Gerald's horses for twenty years, pushed out his lips in mute indignation at being told how to conduct his own business.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
9  At this defiant heresy, Mammy's brow lowered with indignation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
10  He bowed and sauntered off, leaving her with her bosom heaving with impotent rage and indignation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
11  Mrs. Elsing, Mrs. Merriwether and Mrs. Whiting were red with indignation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
12  And, instead of turning her against him, it only made her more timidly gracious toward him because of her indignation at what she fancied was a gross injustice done him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
13  The doctor's letter was the first of a chorus of indignation that was beginning to be heard all over the South against speculators, profiteers and holders of government contracts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
14  A hasty note from Darcy Meade to the doctor, the only first-hand information Atlanta received during those first days of July, was passed from hand to hand, with mounting indignation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
15  Scarlett was furious with embarrassment and indignation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
Example Sentence:
1  Although he seemed to accept cheerfully the indignity hit upon him, he was inwardly very angry.
2  The class positively seethed with indignation when Julia won the award.
3  Local councillors have reacted with dismay and indignation.
4  To his indignation, Charles found that his name was not on the list.
5  His response was one of high indignation.
6  Climate Research, the paper that ignited his indignation is a 2003 study that turned out to be underwritten by the American Petroleum Institute.
7  "Stupid things!" Alice began in a loud, indignant voice, but she stopped hastily.
8  When they realized that the Wizard didn't know how to get them back to Kansas, Dorothy and her companions were indignant that they'd been duped by a charlatan.
9  They were subjected to various indignities and discomforts, including having to get dressed and undressed in public.