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Dignity meaning

dignity - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. The state of being worthy or honorable; elevation of mind or character; true worth; excellence.
  2. 2. Elevation; grandeur.
  3. 3. Elevated rank; honorable station; high office, political or ecclesiastical; degree of excellence; preferment; exaltation.
  4. 4. One holding high rank; a dignitary.
  5. 5. Fundamental principle; axiom; maxim.
  6. 6. Quality suited to inspire respect or reverence; loftiness and grace; impressiveness; stateliness; - said of en, manner, style, etc.
  7. 7. Elevation of rank or character; nobleness; high rank or office.

dignity - examples of usage

  1. With dignity: " That should be sufficient." - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. Depend on it, if you stand on your dignity, you may often suffer, as she did. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. The gesture with which she dismissed him had a dignity that Ralph never forgot. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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