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condignity

[kuh n-dig-ni-tee] /kənˈdɪg nɪ ti/
noun, Scholasticism.
1.
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).
Origin of condignity
1545-1555
1545-55; < Medieval Latin condignitās; see condign, -ity
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  • 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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