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condignity

[ kuhn-dig-ni-tee ]
/ kənˈdɪg nɪ ti /
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noun Scholasticism.
merit earned through good works while in a state of grace, and having a just claim on such rewards as heavenly glory.Compare congruity (def. 4).
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Origin of condignity

1545–55; <Medieval Latin condignitās;see condign, -ity
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How to use condignity in a sentence

  • This giving of ourselves, then,” pursued Philippa slowly, “maketh the grace of condignity?

    The Well in the Desert|Emily Sarah Holt
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