dignified

adjective dig·ni·fied \ ˈdig-nə-ˌfīd \
Updated on: 19 Feb 2018

Definition of dignified

: showing or expressing dignity
  • a dignified manner
  • looking dignified in a suit and tie

Examples of dignified in a Sentence

  1. She has a kind but dignified manner.

  2. He looked very dignified in his new suit.

  3. The hotel's lobby is dignified but inviting.

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Origin and Etymology of dignified


DIGNIFIED Defined for English Language Learners

dignified

adjective

Definition of dignified for English Language Learners

  • : serious and somewhat formal : having or showing dignity


DIGNIFIED Defined for Kids

dignified

adjective dig·ni·fied \ ˈdig-nə-ˌfīd \

Definition of dignified for Students

: having or showing dignity


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