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n. pl. in·dig·ni·ties
1. Humiliating, degrading, or abusive treatment.
2. A source of offense, as to a person's pride or sense of dignity; an affront.
3. Obsolete Lack of dignity or honor.
[French indignité, from Old French, from Latin indignitās, from indignus, unworthy; see indign.]
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n, pl -ties
1. injury to one's self-esteem or dignity; humiliation
2. obsolete disgrace or disgraceful character or conduct
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in•dig•ni•ty(ɪnˈdɪg nɪ ti)
n., pl. -ties.
1. an injury to a person's dignity; slighting or contemptuous treatment; a humiliating affront, insult, or injury.
2. Obs. disgrace or disgraceful action.
syn: See insult.
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noun humiliation, abuse, outrage, injury, slight, insult, snub, reproach, affront, disrespect, dishonour, opprobrium, obloquy, contumely He suffered the indignity of having to face angry protesters.
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indignity[ɪnˈdɪgnɪtɪ] N → indignidad f, humillación f
to suffer the indignity of losing → sufrir la indignidad or humillación de perder
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indignity[ɪnˈdɪgnɪti] n → affront m
to suffer an indignity → subir un affront, essuyer un affront
the indignity of being handcuffed → l'affront d'avoir les menottes aux poignets
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
indignity[ɪnˈdɪgnɪtɪ] n → umiliazione f
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