Indignation vs Egoism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between indignation and egoism

is that indignation is an anger aroused by something perceived as an indignity, notably an offense or injustice while egoism is .

indignation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An anger aroused by something perceived as an indignity, notably an offense or injustice.
  • A self-righteous anger or disgust.
  • egoism

    English

    Noun

  • The tendency to think selfishly with exclusive self-interest in mind.
  • (ethics) The belief that moral behavior should be directed toward one's self-interest only.
  • (nonstandard, by confusion of the similar words) egotism
  • Synonyms

    * (tendency to think of self) selfishness

    Antonyms

    * (tendency to think of self) altruism

    See also

    * ethnocentrism * misanthropy (hatred of human race) * narcissism