Indignant vs Wistful - What's the difference?

indignant | wistful |


As adjectives the difference between indignant and wistful

is that indignant is showing anger or indignation, especially at something unjust or wrong while wistful is full of yearning or longing.

indignant

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Showing anger or indignation, especially at something unjust or wrong.
  • Synonyms

    * angry, infuriated, mad, resentful

    wistful

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • full of yearning or longing
  • His eyes grew wistful as he recalled his university days.
  • sad and thoughtful
  • Synonyms

    * (thoughtful sadness) (l)

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