dignified dignified  /ˈdɪɡ nə ˌfaɪd/


  1. (adj) having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance
  2. (adj) having or showing self-esteem
  3. (v) confer dignity or honor upon
  4. (v) raise the status of



  1. He never got his sight back, but when he was on the move he felt different--healthy, dignified, whole.
  2. Nudism, as an organized movement, started in Germany in the early 20s, went ahead by serious leaps and dignified bounds until 1933, when the German body put on a brown shirt.
  3. The district is quiet and dignified, well served by tram, tube and busses, seemingly an ideal spot for a concentrated university quarter.


  1. Dignified end to torn, tattered

    MORTON — Thirty-nine worn, tattered American flags will be “destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning” Saturday, just as the U.S. Flag Code recommends.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

  2. ‘Dignified disposal’

    Members of Fort Cumberland Post 13, American Legion, conduct an unserviceable flag retirement ceremony outside the post home in Cumberland Friday evening. The worn and faded banners were burned in a “dignified disposal.”
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Cumberland Times-News

  3. Dignified Flag Disposal held in Little Rock on Flag Day

    (KATV) Little Rock - When a flag is beyond repair the appropriate way to dispose of it, is by burning it. Today, June 14, being Flag Day, it provides a single day to retire the flag in an honorable and dignified way.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KATV Little Rock

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