beneath one's dignity

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of beneath one's dignity

: suitable for someone who is considered less important
  • He thought washing dishes was beneath his dignity.

Word by Word Definitions

beneath play
  1. : in or to a lower position : below

  2. : directly under : underneath

  1. : in or to a lower position than : below

  2. : directly under

  3. : at the foot of

dignity play
  1. : formal reserve or seriousness of manner, appearance, or language

  2. : the quality or state of being worthy, honored, or esteemed

  3. : high rank, office, or position


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