dignity

  • 1 Dignity — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Dignity álbum de estudio de Hilary Duff Publicación 20 de marzo de 2007 Grabación 2006 2007 …

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  • 2 Dignity — Студийный альб …

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  • 3 Dignity — Dig ni*ty, n.; pl. {Dignities}. [OE. dignete, dignite, OF. dignet[ e], dignit[ e], F. dignit[ e], fr. L. dignitas, from dignus worthy. See {Dainty}, {Deign}.] 1. The state of being worthy or honorable; elevation of mind or character; true worth;… …

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  • 4 dignity — ► NOUN (pl. dignities) 1) the state or quality of being worthy of respect. 2) a composed or serious manner. 3) a sense of pride in oneself. ● stand on one s dignity Cf. ↑stand on one s dignity …

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  • 5 Dignity — steht für: DignityUSA, eine US amerikanische Organisation mit Sitz in Washington Dignity (Band), eine österreichisch schwedische Power Metal Band Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben …

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  • 6 dignity — early 13c., from O.Fr. dignite dignity, privilege, honor, from L. dignitatem (nom. dignitas) worthiness, from dignus worth (n.), worthy, proper, fitting from PIE *dek no , from root *dek to take, accept (see DECENT (Cf. decent)) …

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  • 7 dignity — index decorum, deportment, distinction (reputation), eminence, prestige, propriety (correctness) …

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  • 8 dignity — 1 *decorum, decency, propriety, etiquette Analogous words: *excellence, virtue, merit, perfection: nobleness or nobility, morality, ethicalness or ethics (see corresponding adjectives at MORAL) 2 *elegance, grace …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 dignity — [n] excellence, nobility address, cachet, character, consequence, courtliness, culture, decency, decorum, distinction, elevation, eminence, ethics, etiquette, glory, grace, grandeur, gravity, greatness, hauteur, honor, importance, loftiness,… …

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  • 10 dignity — [dig′nə tē] n. pl. dignities [ME & OFr dignite < L dignitas, worth, merit < dignus, worthy < IE base * dek , to receive, be fitting > DÉCOR, DOCILE] 1. the quality of being worthy of esteem or honor; worthiness 2. high repute; honor 3 …

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  • 11 Dignity — This article is about dignity as a matter of philosophy, religion, human rights, medicine, and law. For other uses, see Dignity (disambiguation). Dignity is a term used in moral, ethical, and political discussions to signify that a being has an… …

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  • 12 dignity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ enormous, great ▪ calm, quiet ▪ She spoke to him with quiet dignity. ▪ human, personal …

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  • 13 dignity — 01. Nelson Mandela was a man of great vision, integrity and [dignity]. 02. It is important for children in sport to learn to both win and lose with [dignity]. 03. Though he lived a very simple life, Mahatma Gandhi carried himself with great… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 dignity — dig|ni|ty [ˈdıgnıti] n [U] [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: dignité, from Latin dignitas worth , from dignus deserving admiration ] 1.) the ability to behave in a calm controlled way even in a difficult situation with dignity ▪ The family… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 dignity — n. 1) to possess dignity 2) to maintain one s dignity 3) the dignity to + inf. (does he have enough dignity to cope with a hostile press?) 4) (misc.) to live in dignity; to die in/with dignity * * * [ dɪgnɪtɪ] to die in/with dignity (misc.) to… …

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  • 16 dignity — dig|ni|ty [ dıgnəti ] noun uncount ** the impressive behavior of someone who controls their emotions in a difficult situation: She faced her death with dignity. maintain/retain your dignity: It can be difficult to maintain your dignity during a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 dignity — noun 1 (U) the ability to behave in a way that shows you respect yourself and stay calm, even in a very difficult situation: The family faced their ordeal with dignity and courage. | human dignity | Even in the prison camp we tried to retain some …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 dignity — [[t]dɪ̱gnɪti[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT If someone behaves or moves with dignity, they are calm, controlled, and admirable. ...her extraordinary dignity and composure. Syn: self possession 2) N UNCOUNT: usu with supp If you talk about the dignity of… …

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  • 19 dignity */*/ — UK [ˈdɪɡnətɪ] / US noun [uncountable] the impressive behaviour of someone who controls their emotions in a difficult situation She faced her death with great dignity. maintain/retain your dignity: It can be difficult to maintain your dignity… …

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  • 20 dignity — /ˈdɪgnəti / (say dignuhtee) noun (plural dignities) 1. nobility of manner or style; stateliness; gravity. 2. nobleness or elevation of mind; worthiness: dignity of sentiments. 3. honourable place; elevated rank. 4. degree of excellence, either in …

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