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indign

[ in-dahyn ]
/ ɪnˈdaɪn /
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adjective
Archaic. unworthy.
Obsolete. unbecoming or disgraceful.
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Origin of indign

1400–50; late Middle English indigne<Middle French <Latin indignus, equivalent to in-in-3 + dignus worthy; see dignity
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How to use indign in a sentence

  • La mujer del campesino se indign mucho cuando su marido le entreg las cuatro pesetas.

    A First Spanish Reader|Erwin W. Roessler and Alfred Remy

British Dictionary definitions for indign

indign
/ (ɪnˈdaɪn) /

adjective obsolete, or poetic
undeserving; unworthy
unseemly; disgraceful
not deserved

Word Origin for indign

C15: from Old French indigne, from Latin indignus unworthy, from in- 1 + dignus worthy; see dignity
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