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dignified

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adjective dig·ni·fied \ˈdig-nə-ˌfīd\

Simple Definition of dignified

  • : serious and somewhat formal : having or showing dignity

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dignified

  1. :  showing or expressing dignity

Examples of dignified in a sentence

  1. She has a kind but dignified manner.

  2. He looked very dignified in his new suit.

  3. The hotel's lobby is dignified but inviting.



1584

First Known Use of dignified

1584


DIGNIFIED Defined for Kids

dignified

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adjective dig·ni·fied \ˈdig-nə-ˌfīd\

Definition of dignified for Students

  1. :  having or showing dignity





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