beneath one's dignity

Definition of beneath one's dignity

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

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in or to a lower position :  below

    :  directly under :  underneath

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

    :  directly under

    :  at the foot of

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

    :  high rank, office, or position

    :  a legal title of nobility or honor

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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