Associations to the word «Dignity»


DIGNITY, noun. A quality or state worthy of esteem and respect.
DIGNITY, noun. Decorum, formality, stateliness.
DIGNITY, noun. High office, rank, or station.
DIGNITY, noun. One holding high rank; a dignitary.
DIGNITY, noun. (obsolete) Fundamental principle; axiom; maxim.

Dictionary definition

DIGNITY, noun. The quality of being worthy of esteem or respect; "it was beneath his dignity to cheat"; "showed his true dignity when under pressure".
DIGNITY, noun. Formality in bearing and appearance; "he behaved with great dignity".
DIGNITY, noun. High office or rank or station; "he respected the dignity of the emissaries".

Wise words

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