Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having or expressing dignity.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Exalted; honored; invested with dignity: as, the dignified clergy.
  • Marked with dignity; noble; grave or stately: as, dignified conduct or manner.
  • Synonyms Elevated, majestic, imposing, august, lofty, grave.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Marked with dignity; stately.

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  • adjective respectable
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of dignify.

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

  • adjective having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance
  • adjective having or showing self-esteem

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Examples

  • You certainly bring new meaning to the term dignified burial.

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  • In separate remarks to the Al-Arabiya television network, Mr. Saleh said he is prepared to step down "within a few hours" if his opponents guarantee him what he calls a "dignified departure."

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  • In separate remarks to the Al-Arabiya television network, Mr. Saleh said he is prepared to step down "within a few hours" if his opponents guarantee him what he calls a "dignified departure."

    Yemen Islamists Seize Southern Town, Kill 6 Troops in Center

  • A spokesman for the Democrat tells CNN an announcement is expected the week of December 4th after what he calls a dignified selection process.

    CNN Transcript Nov 28, 2005

  • BLITZER: And the fact, Bill, that the president said he's conducted this nearly two-year investigation in what he called a dignified manner, that sort of would undermine any effort that the president's supporters might have if he comes forward with indictments to go after the special prosecutor.

    CNN Transcript Oct 14, 2005

  • They scoff at them, not because they think them not supported by credible testimony, but because they are not what they call dignified, refined, and just such as they should have supposed all things to be that come from God.

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  • Peters said Sunday's events, which he described as dignified, were designed with input from students in Cole Hall during the shooting and family members of the deceased.

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  • Peters said Sunday's events, which he described as dignified, were designed with input from students in Cole Hall during the shooting and family members of the deceased.

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  • Peters said Sunday's events, which he described as dignified, were designed with input from students in Cole Hall during the shooting and family members of the deceased.

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  • Peters said Sunday's events, which he described as dignified, were designed with input from students in Cole Hall during the shooting and family members of the deceased.

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  • "Why are you acting so dignified?"

    November 17, 2007

  • He has hurt and bled and cried and suffered. He has dignified (menghargai, menaikan derajat) for all time those who suffer, by sharing their pain. ODB July 21, 2011.

    July 21, 2011