dignification

noun
dig·​ni·​fi·​cation | \ ˌdignəfə̇ˈkāshən \
plural -s

Definition of dignification

: a dignifying or being dignified

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First Known Use of dignification

1584, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dignification

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

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“Dignification.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dignification. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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