dignation

noun

Definition of dignation

plural

-s

obsolete

  1. :  the act of showing esteem especially to an inferior :  condescension

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Origin and Etymology of dignation

Middle English dignacion, from Middle French or Latin; Middle French dignation, from Latin dignation-, dignatio, from dignatus (past participle of dignare, dignari to consider worthy, deign) + -ion-, -io -ion


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