HyperDic: dignity

English > 3 senses of the word dignity:
NOUNattributedignity, self-respect, self-regard, self-worththe quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
attributedignity, lordliness, gravitasformality in bearing and appearance
statedignityhigh office or rank or station
dignity > pronunciation
Soundsdih'gnahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > dignity: 3 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of being worthy of esteem or respect.
Examples
  • "it was beneath his dignity to cheat"
  • "showed his true dignity when under pressure"
Synonymsself-respect, self-regard, self-worth
Broaderpride, pridefulnessA feeling of self-respect and personal worth
Spanishamor propio, autoestima, autorespeto, dignidad
Catalanamor propi, autoestima, dignitat
Verbsdignifyconfer dignity or honor upon
English > dignity: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
Meaningformality in bearing and appearance.
Example"he behaved with great dignity"
Synonymslordliness, gravitas
Broaderbearing, comportment, presence, miendignified manner or conduct
Spanishdignidad
Catalandignitat
English > dignity: 3 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningHigh office or rank or station.
Example"he respected the dignity of the emissaries"
Broaderstatus, positionThe relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
Spanishdignidad
Catalandignitat

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