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Adjective: dignified  'dig-ni,fId
  1. Having or showing self-esteem
    "child rearing practices that would horrify any dignified parent";
    - self-respecting, self-respectful
  2. Having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance
    "her dignified demeanour"; "the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman"
Verb: dignify  'dig-ni,fI
  1. Confer dignity or honour upon
    "He was dignified with a title";
    - ennoble
  2. Raise the status of
    "I shall not dignify this insensitive remark with an answer"

See also: composed, courtly, distinguished, elegant, formal, grand, imposing, magisterial, proud, stately

Type of: elevate, fete, fĂȘte, honor [US], honour [Brit, Cdn], lift, raise, reward

Antonym: undignified

Encyclopedia: Dignified