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Indignation

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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a strong disapprobation of mind, excited by something flagitious in the conduct of another. It does not, as Mr. Cogan observes, always suppose that excess of depravity which alone is capable of committing deeds of horror. Indignation always refers to culpability of conduct, and cannot, like the passion of horror, be extended to distress either of body or mind. It is produced by acts of treachery, abuse of confidence, base ingratitude, etc., which we cannot contemplate without being provoked to anger, and feeling a generous resentment. Cogan, On the Passions; Buck, Theol. Dictionary, s.v. (See ANGER).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Indignation'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​i/indignation.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
 
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