- v confer dignity or honor upon
- v raise the status of
I shall not dignify this insensitive remark with an answer
- Some sufferers try to dignify their complaints with such technical terms as hyperacidity and acidosis.
- This "property" (one wouldn't want to dignify it with any grander term) comes complete with a gimmick: No man not even among the extras is ever seen or heard in it.
- To dignify the changeover, early last April he married shy young Princess Taveth Norleach.
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- Obama a successful president
I was shocked to see the Herald dignify Gerry Goldstein’s callow slur of President Obama in the July 11 letter, Two approaches, with both a picture and a box. Obama won reelection because the American people judged him a success.
July 12, 2013 - Miami Herald
- Is 'Blurred Lines' a rape song? Robin Thicke says 'that's ridiculous'
I can't even dignify that with a response; that's ridiculous,Robin Thicke says of "Blurred Lines" being "rapey."
July 10, 2013 - Zap2It
- Robin Thicke Thinks the ‘Blurred Lines’ Criticism Is Ridiculous
BBC 1 finally put the "is 'Blurred Lines' rapey?" question to Robin Thicke, and he answered firmly: "I can't dignify that with a response. That's ridiculous." He also explained once and for all what the song is about (at least to him): "blurring the line between men and women" and ... More »
July 10, 2013 - Vulture
- Rod Blagojevich in International Herald Tribune
It's a kangaroo court,Blagojevich said Tuesday on Fox News Channel. "My lawyers and I believe that to be part of a process like that is to dignify a fraudulent impeachment process that sets a dangerous precedent for governors in Illinois...
- Sir Alex Ferguson in Sportinglife.com
It was an unfortunate statement from someone in such a position,Ferguson told a pre-match press conference. "These days footballers can earn five or six million pounds a year. I do not want to dignify this kind of statement with a response...
- Carlos Queiroz in AFP
We wanted to do well and when we compete at this level, if we manage to obtain second or third, it is not satisfactory,he said. "We always have as our main goal to win. We also want to have an honourable performance to dignify Portuguese...