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Definition 1: the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where dignity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it was beneath his dignity to cheat
  • showed his true dignity when under pressure

Synonyms for dignity in the sense of this definition

(dignity is a kind of ...) a feeling of self-respect and personal worth

Definition 2: formality in bearing and appearance - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where dignity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he behaved with great dignity

Synonyms for dignity in the sense of this definition

(dignity is a kind of ...) dignified manner or conduct

Definition 3: high office or rank or station - [noun denoting state]

Samples where dignity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he respected the dignity of the emissaries

(dignity is a kind of ...) the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

"he had the status of a minor" "the novel attained the status of a classic" "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"

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