Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Beneath one's dignity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. beneath one's dignity

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Beneath one's dignity; unbecoming to one's character, position, or status in society.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. beneath your dignity

Etymologies

Short for Latin īnfrā dignitātem : īnfrā, below + dignitātem, accusative of dignitās, dignity.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin infrā dignitātem (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.