dignified


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dig·ni·fied

 (dĭg′nə-fīd′)
adj.
Having or expressing dignity.

dig′ni·fied′ly (-fīd′lē, -fī′ĭd-lē) adv.

dignified

(ˈdɪɡnɪˌfaɪd)
adj
characterized by dignity of manner or appearance; stately
ˈdigniˌfiedly adv
ˈdigniˌfiedness n

dig•ni•fied

(ˈdɪg nəˌfaɪd)

adj.
characterized by dignity of aspect or manner; stately; decorous.
[1660–70]
dig′ni•fied`ly (-ˌfaɪd li, -ˌfaɪ ɪd-) adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dignified - having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance; "her dignified demeanor"; "the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman"
composed - serenely self-possessed and free from agitation especially in times of stress; "the performer seemed completely composed as she stepped onto the stage"; "I felt calm and more composed than I had in a long time"
elegant - refined and tasteful in appearance or behavior or style; "elegant handwriting"; "an elegant dark suit"; "she was elegant to her fingertips"; "small churches with elegant white spires"; "an elegant mathematical solution--simple and precise and lucid"
undignified - lacking dignity
2.dignified - having or showing self-esteem
proud - feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride; "proud parents"; "proud of his accomplishments"; "a proud moment"; "proud to serve his country"; "a proud name"; "proud princes"

dignified

adjective distinguished, august, reserved, imposing, formal, grave, noble, upright, stately, solemn, lofty, exalted, decorous He conducted the interview in a dignified and professional manner.
vulgar, crass, unseemly, undignified, unbecoming, inelegant
Translations
مُبَجَّل، وَقور، مُحْتَرَم
důstojný
værdigstatelig
virîulegur
cienīgs
dostojanstven

dignified

[ˈdɪgnɪfaɪd] ADJ [person] → de aspecto solemne, de aspecto digno; [manner, air] → solemne, digno; [bearing] → solemne, majestuoso; [silence] → decoroso
it's not dignified to do thatno es elegante hacer eso

dignified

[ˈdɪgnɪfaɪd] adj (= calm) [person] → digne; [silence] → digne

dignified

adj person(ehr)würdig; behaviour, manner, facewürdevoll; he maintained a dignified silenceer schwieg würdevoll; she made a dignified exitsie machte einen würdevollen Abgang

dignified

[ˈdɪgnɪˌfaɪd] adjdignitoso/a, pieno/a di dignità

dignified

(ˈdignifaid) adjective
(negative undignified) stately, serious or showing dignity. She decided that it would not be dignified to run for the bus.
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She was rather surprised, therefore, when the silence remained unbroken, and Jo assumed a patronizing air, which decidedly aggravated Meg, who in turn assumed an air of dignified reserve and devoted herself to her mother.
There was no way of knowing what woman's thoughts went through her mind but, when the bottom of the hill was reached and she came up to the boy, she took his arm and walked beside him in dignified silence.
As the party was about to leave the table, they were approached by a tall, dignified Spaniard who bowed low, rather exaggeratedly low, Ned thought, and addressed them in fairly good English.
Everything about this old man was in keeping with his dignified manner.
Her older sister, Margaret, was matronly and dignified, probably from having assumed matronly and housewifely responsibilities too early in life, their mother having died when they were quite young, Margaret was not effusive; she was practical.
And yet there was neither coarseness nor want of shadowing in a countenance that was exquisitely regular, and dignified and surpassingly beautiful.
TOWARDS noon, Hepzibah saw an elderly gentleman, large and portly, and of remarkably dignified demeanor, passing slowly along on the opposite side of the white and dusty street.
Even had there been a disposition to turn the matter into ridicule, it must have been repressed and overpowered by the solemn presence of men no less dignified than the governor, and several of his counsellors, a judge, a general, and the ministers of the town, all of whom sat or stood in a balcony of the meeting-house, looking down upon the platform.
So full of this reeling scene were we, as we stood by the plunging bowsprit, that for some time we did not notice the jeering glances of the passengers, a lubber-like assembly, who marvelled that two fellow beings should be so companionable; as though a white man were anything more dignified than a whitewashed negro.
There was something about his whole air self-respecting and dignified, yet united with a confiding and humble simplicity.
This exploit confers some dignity on the herd in my eyes--already dignified.
The "Court Circular" pleased me better; indeed, its simple and dignified respect- fulness was a distinct refreshment to me after all those disgraceful familiarities.