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/ɪnˈdɪg nɪ ti/
an injury to a person's dignity; slighting or contemptuous treatment; humiliating affront, insult, or injury.
disgrace or disgraceful action.
unworthiness, equivalent to
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Photographers of the civil rights movement often worked for the cause, capturing courage and
alike on film.
Such are the insults and
of contemporary travel.
have been unrelenting at times, but they have never outweighed the excellent aspects of being a science professor.
People in power should go through all of the difficulties,
, and pressures of those that do not.
Venting about, processing, and/or moving past the
suffered--up to and past the point of trauma--is one thing.
To illustrate his points, he followed a hypothetical professor confronting the various
of a typical day.
If adults were subjected to the same
It gave me a kind of private strength that allowed me to withstand certain
, confident that everything was temporary.
Dread thoughts may be there, as they have always been, but she faces them and the bleak
of old age indomitably.
The tears that he shed, the
that he endured, are not to be measured.
British Dictionary definitions for
injury to one's self-esteem or dignity; humiliation
) disgrace or disgraceful character or conduct
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