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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They would grow old insensibly; they would see their son and daughter come to years of reason, marry in due course -- the one a pretty girl, future mother of healthy children; the other a handsome, manly fellow, obviously a soldier; and at last, prosperous in their dignified retirement, beloved by their descendants, after a happy, not unuseful life, in the fullness of their age they would sink into the grave.
The room was empty, of course; but, as he stepped in, it became filled all at once with a stir of many people; because the strips of glass on the doors of wardrobes and his wife's large pier-glass reflected him from head to foot, and multiplied his image into a crowd of gentlemanly and slavish imitators, who were dressed exactly like himself; had the same restrained and rare gestures; who moved when he moved, stood still with him in an obsequious immobility, and had just such appearances of life and feeling as he thought it dignified and safe for any man to manifest.
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.
These two dignified persons were followed by their respective attendants, and at a more humble distance by their guide, whose figure had nothing more remarkable than it derived from the usual weeds of a pilgrim.
And, with a dignified air, he held out his paw for them to kiss.
At first he was dignified, and the master laughed the harder.
In geography there is still much to be desired; and a careful and undeviating use of the backboard, for four hours daily during the next three years, is recommended as necessary to the acquirement of that dignified DEPORTMENT AND CARRIAGE, so requisite for every young lady of FASHION.
Anon, seeming to remember that these antics were unworthy of such a dignified and venerable chair, it suddenly stood still.
Annette, for heaven's sake don't refuse me," the countess began, with a blush that looked very strange on her thin, dignified, elderly face, and she took the money from under the handkerchief.
As she stood by her throne at the head of the banquet table every eye was turned eagerly upon the lovely Princess, who was as dignified as she was bewitching, and who smiled upon all her old and new friends in a way that touched their hearts and brought an answering smile to every face.
For your highnesses must know that, going a few days back to kiss her hands and receive her benediction, approbation, and permission for this third sally, I found her altogether a different being from the one I sought; I found her enchanted and changed from a princess into a peasant, from fair to foul, from an angel into a devil, from fragrant to pestiferous, from refined to clownish, from a dignified lady into a jumping tomboy, and, in a word, from Dulcinea del Toboso into a coarse Sayago wench.
Then he looked round at the other dogs, all silent, grave, and dignified.