Indignities
Indignity In*dig"ni*ty, n.; pl. {Indignities}. [L. indignitas: cf. F. indignit['e]. See {Indign}.] Any action toward another which manifests contempt for him; an offense against personal dignity; unmerited contemptuous treatment; contumely; incivility or injury, accompanied with insult. [1913 Webster]

How might a prince of my great hopes forget So great indignities you laid upon me? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

A person of so great place and worth constrained to endure so foul indignities. --Hooker. [1913 Webster]


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