characterized or marked by dignity of aspect or manner; stately; decorous: dignified conduct.

1660–70; dignify + -ed2

dignifiedly [dig-nuh-fahyd-lee, -fahy-id-] , adverb
dignifiedness, noun
quasi-dignified, adjective
undignified, adjective
undignifiedly, adverb

grave, august, noble.
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[dig-nuh-fahy] ,
verb (used with object), dignified, dignifying.
to confer honor or dignity upon; honor; ennoble.
to give a high-sounding title or name to; confer unmerited distinction upon: to dignify pedantry by calling it scholarship.

1375–1425; late Middle English dignifien < Old French dignefier < Medieval Latin dignificāre, equivalent to Latin dign(us) worthy + -ificāre -ify

overdignify, verb (used with object), overdignified, overdignifying.
quasi-dignifying, adjective
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dignified (ˈdɪɡnɪˌfaɪd)
characterized by dignity of manner or appearance; stately

dignify (ˈdɪɡnɪˌfaɪ)
vb , -fies, -fying, -fied
1.  to invest with honour or dignity; ennoble
2.  to add distinction to: the meeting was dignified by the minister
3.  to add a semblance of dignity to, esp by the use of a pretentious name or title: she dignifies every plant with its Latin name
[C15: from Old French dignifier, from Late Latin dignificāre, from Latin dignus worthy + facere to make]

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pp. adj. from dignify; 1660s in sense "ranking as a dignitary;" 1812 in sense "having a dignified manner."

1520s, from O.Fr. dignefier, from M.L. dignificare, from dignus (see dignity) + -ficare, from facere "to make, do" (see factitious).
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Example sentences
You've made many accusations, but not one of them is dignified by a single
  verifiable reference.
Our taste generally is for portraiture that is much livelier, less preoccupied
  with the dignified facade.
Grab something a bit more dignified for professional use.
But old clocks--especially the dignified grandfather.
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