Years of friction, indignities, and the perception of impunity took their toll.
Most of us hate the indignities of air travel but for some Americans, Sikhs especially, airport security is humiliating.
Still, my mother and I maintain hope that she can return someday, without the indignities of interrogation.
Agonizing in its detail, the report enumerated the indignities and cruelties of Negro life in Washington.
And the idea of a hidden-camera video showing real-life examples of the indignities women face is hardly an original one.
No indignities, no humiliations, could pluck from him the immortality of the martyr—the beautiful halo of a nation's homage.
Bussi and his other dependents were offered a thousand indignities.
Mr. Baxter and the two boys submitted with what grace they could to these indignities.
They offered no indignities, such as would have been our fortune in olden days.
It comprised a series of recollections of petty tyrannies, insults and indignities.
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.