Millions of tall Americans suffer these indignities silently, because there has been no one to give us voice.
Most of us hate the indignities of air travel but for some Americans, Sikhs especially, airport security is humiliating.
And the idea of a hidden-camera video showing real-life examples of the indignities women face is hardly an original one.
1580s, "unworthiness," also "unworthy treatment; act intended to expose someone to contempt," from Latin indignitatem (nominative indignitas) "unworthiness, meanness, baseness," also "unworthy conduct, an outrage," noun of quality from indignus "unworthy" (see indignation). Related: Indignities.