Examples of dignify in a Sentence
She felt that formal clothing would help dignify the occasion.
He said he wouldn't dignify his opponents' accusations by responding to them.
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Based on a press release included on the WWOZ site, the 2017 Dignified Achievable Men Queen is Genika Gibson.
Judge Thomas H. Bradley III, tall, balding, and dignified in a bow tie, walked back and forth in front of them.
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DIGNIFY Defined for Kids
Definition of dignify for Students
1 : to give dignity or importance to She felt formal clothes would dignify the occasion.
2 : to treat with respect or seriousness that is not deserved … our cay was so small that the charts wouldn't even dignify it with a name. — Theodore Taylor, The Cay
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