undignified

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

Definition of undignified

:not dignified :lacking in dignity or injurious to dignity
  • undignified behavior
  • She did not exactly fall, but she staggered and reeled across the room in a very undignified fashion …
  • —Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • … she could not get over the idea that to earn her living was somewhat undignified
  • —Somerset Maugham

First Known Use of undignified

1716


UNDIGNIFIED Defined for Kids

undignified

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

Definition of undignified for Students

:lacking proper seriousness or self-control in behavior or appearance :not showing dignity
  • undignified conduct

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