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infra dig

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adjective in·fra dig \ˈin-frə-ˈdig, -(ˌ)frä-\

Simple Definition of infra dig

  • : not appropriate for a person's social position : beneath someone's dignity

Full Definition of infra dig

  1. :  being beneath one's dignity :  undignified <while his work … was financially profitable, it was just a bit infra dig — John McCarten>

Examples of infra dig

  1. Isn't it a bit infra dig to go to a launderette when you can afford a washing machine of your own?



Origin of infra dig

short for Latin infra dignitatem


First Known Use: 1824


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