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Dignity

Dig´ni`ty
n.1.The state of being worthy or honorable; elevation of mind or character; true worth; excellence.
2.Elevation; grandeur.
The dignity of this act was worth the audience of kings.
- Shak.
3.Elevated rank; honorable station; high office, political or ecclesiastical; degree of excellence; preferment; exaltation.
And the king said, What honor and dignity hath been done to Mordecai for this?
- Esth. vi. 3.
Reuben, thou art my firstborn, . . . the excellency of dignity, and the excellency of power.
- Gen. xlix. 3.
4.Quality suited to inspire respect or reverence; loftiness and grace; impressiveness; stateliness; - said of mien, manner, style, etc.
5.One holding high rank; a dignitary.
6.Fundamental principle; axiom; maxim.
To stand upon one's dignity
to have or to affect a high notion of one's own rank, privilege, or character.
Noun1.dignity - the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect; "it was beneath his dignity to cheat"; "showed his true dignity when under pressure"
2.dignity - formality in bearing and appearance; "he behaved with great dignity"
Synonyms: gravitas, lordliness
3.dignity - high office or rank or station; "he respected the dignity of the emissaries"
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