The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having or expressing dignity.

Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. respectable
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dignify.

the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Marked with dignity; stately.

The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Exalted; honored; invested with dignity: as, the dignified clergy.
  • Marked with dignity; noble; grave or stately: as, dignified conduct or manner.
  • Synonyms Elevated, majestic, imposing, august, lofty, grave.

WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance
  • adj. having or showing self-esteem

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" You certainly bring new meaning to the term dignified burial. "


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