noun dig·ni·fi·cation \ˌdignəfə̇ˈkāshən\

Definition of dignification



  1. :  a dignifying or being dignified

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Origin and Etymology of dignification

Middle French, from Late Latin dignificatus (past participle of dignificare) + Middle French -ion

First Known Use: 1584

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to cast off or become cast off

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