noun, plural dig·ni·ties.
- person of high rank or title.
- such persons collectively.
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Respect for women and the dignity of all Alaskans is our responsibility.The Woman Propositioned by Alaska’s Former Lieutenant Governor Tells Her Story for the First Time|by Kyle Hopkins and Michelle Theriault Boots, Anchorage Daily News|September 10, 2020|ProPublica
Sometimes he takes money as he disappears, but mostly it seems like he’s after their dignity.“People want to believe”: How Love Fraud builds an absorbing docuseries around a romantic con man|Alissa Wilkinson|September 4, 2020|Vox
What I know as a human being is that children should be treated with dignity and respect, no matter their nationality or the color of their skin.Why I signed a letter to Ivanka Trump urging her to protect human trafficking survivors|jakemeth|September 2, 2020|Fortune
A Republican whose social group sees wearing a mask as shameful faces a dilemma of dignity.
Altogether, this means that treating others well requires an understanding about what gives them their dignity and what things they are ultimately trying to achieve.
Yet she spoke of his dignity in such an insane situation and when she touched on his pain she expressed her own on his behalf.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Pakistan was dancing for the U.S. dollar and joined up with it without any dignity.
“You can cut my hair, you can bald me, you can strip me naked and take away my dignity,” she said.A Quorum For Change: The Fight For Global LGBT Equality|Justin Jones|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But what about terminally ill patients who live in states like New York, without a Death with Dignity law?The Nurse Coaching People Through Death by Starvation|Nick Tabor|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And at $29.99, lighting up all sense of parental dignity and responsibility costs less than a carton of actual cigarettes.Sexy Ebola Nurse & More of the Year’s Worst Halloween Costumes|Kevin Fallon|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We shall recover again some or all of the steadfastness and dignity of the old religious life.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
This alone could hinder the execution of his appointment, for in other things he has excellent qualifications for the dignity.
"It's not fair, Lucy," said Mrs. Haggard reprovingly, with an attempt at matronly dignity.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
When d'Aubran entered, the Seneschal was composed and in his wonted habit of ponderous dignity.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
But that is past; and I feel, that could birth give dignity, my ancestors of Nassau reigned in this very palace!The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter