dignified

  • 1Dignified — Dig ni*fied, a. Marked with dignity; stately; as, a dignified judge. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2dignified — pp. adj. from DIGNIFY (Cf. dignify); 1660s in sense ranking as a dignitary; 1812 in sense having a dignified manner …

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  • 3dignified — index civil (polite), elegant, important (significant), meritorious, prominent, proud (self respecting) …

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  • 4dignified — [adj] honorable aristocratic, august, courtly, decorous, distingué, distinguished, eminent, formal, grand, grave, great, highbrow*, highfalutin’*, imperial, imperious, lofty, magisterial, magnificent, nifty*, noble, proud, refined, regal,… …

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  • 5dignified — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or showing dignity …

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  • 6dignified — [dig′nə fīd΄] adj. having or showing dignity or stateliness dignifiedly [dig′nəfīd΄lē, dig′nəfī΄əd lē] adv …

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  • 7dignified — dig|ni|fied [ dıgnı,faıd ] adjective someone who is dignified behaves in a calm way that people respect: He was handsome and dignified. a. used about people s behavior: She maintained a dignified silence. I made what I hoped was a dignified exit …

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  • 8dignified — UK [ˈdɪɡnɪfaɪd] / US [ˈdɪɡnɪˌfaɪd] adjective someone who is dignified behaves in a calm way that people respect He was handsome and dignified. a) used about people s behaviour She maintained a dignified silence. I made what I hoped was a… …

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  • 9dignified — [[t]dɪ̱gnɪfaɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you say that someone or something is dignified, you mean they are calm, impressive and deserve respect. He seemed a very dignified and charming man... Mr Smith is maintaining a dignified silence …

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  • 10dignified — dig|ni|fied [ˈdıgnıfaıd] adj behaving in a calm and serious way, even in a difficult situation, which makes people respect you ▪ a dignified old lady ▪ She made a dignified departure …

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  • 11dignified — adjective behaving in a calm and serious way, even in a difficult situation, which makes people respect you: a dignified old lady | She made a dignified departure …

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  • 12Dignified — dignify dig ni*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dignified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dignifying}.] [OF. dignifier, fr. LL. dignificare; L. dignus worthy + ficare (in comp.), facere to make. See {Deign}, and {Fact}.] To invest with dignity or honor; to make… …

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  • 13dignified — dignifiedly /dig neuh fuyd lee, fuy id /, adv. dignifiedness, n. /dig neuh fuyd /, adj. characterized or marked by dignity of aspect or manner; stately; decorous: dignified conduct. [1660 70; DIGNIFY + ED2] Syn. grave, august, noble. * * * …

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  • 14dignified — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …

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  • 15dignified — adjective a dignified and courteous butler Syn: stately, noble, courtly, majestic, distinguished, proud, august, lofty, exalted, regal, lordly, imposing, impressive, grand; solemn, serious, grave, formal, proper …

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  • 16dignified — [ˈdɪgnɪˌfaɪd] adj behaving in a calm way that people respect Ant: undignified a dignified manner[/ex] …

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  • 17dignified — /ˈdɪgnəfaɪd / (say dignuhfuyd) adjective marked by dignity of aspect or manner; noble; stately: dignified conduct. –dignifiedly, adverb …

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  • 18dignified — adjective Date: 1584 showing or expressing dignity …

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  • 19dignified — adjective respectable …

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  • 20dignified — Synonyms and related words: aristocratic, august, courtly, distingue, distinguished, elegant, elevated, exalted, formal, grand, grave, honorable, imposing, inspiring, kingly, lofty, lordly, magisterial, majestic, moving, noble, princely, queenly …

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