HyperDic: dignified

English > 2 senses of the word dignified:
ADJECTIVEalldignifiedhaving or expressing dignity
alldignified, self-respecting, self-respectfulhaving or showing self-esteem
dignified > pronunciation
Soundsdih'gnahfay.d
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > dignified: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance.
Examples
  • "her dignified demeanor"
  • "the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman"
Narrowercourtly, formal, statelyrefined or imposing in manner or appearance
distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterialUsed of a person's appearance or behavior
See alsocomposedserenely self-possessed and free from agitation / agitation especially in times of stress
elegantrefined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style
Oppositeundignifiedlacking dignity
Spanishdecoroso, digno, solemne
English > dignified: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving or showing self-esteem.
Synonymsself-respecting, self-respectful
BroaderproudFeeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth
Spanishdigno

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