He openly sold the honors and dignities of which he was the source.
He can create no order of nobility, or grant any titles or dignities.
If she soils or rumples or tears it, she descends in her little scale of dignities and becomes an ouvrière.
There commenced straightway a new dynasty of dignities and honours.
He soon loaded the bishops with new honors, dignities and powers.
All her young reserves and dignities had been penetrated and dissolved.
This, of course, means when the planet is strong in dignities; if weak the good will be somewhat abated.
Bemis said he was "a perfect Allen's revolver of dignities."
All titles, honours, dignities among men, had derived their virtue and efficacy from Him.
These dignities are the papal authority and the royal power.
early 13c., from Old French dignite "dignity, privilege, honor," from Latin dignitatem (nominative dignitas) "worthiness," from dignus "worth (n.), worthy, proper, fitting" from PIE *dek-no-, from root *dek- "to take, accept" (see decent).