dignified

[dig-nuh-fahyd]
adjective
characterized or marked by dignity of aspect or manner; stately; decorous: dignified conduct.

Origin:
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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dignified (ˈdɪɡnɪˌfaɪd)
 
adj
characterized by dignity of manner or appearance; stately
 
'dignifiedly
 
adv
 
'dignifiedness
 
n

undignified (ʌnˈdɪɡnɪˌfaɪd)
 
adj
lacking in dignity

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undignified
1689, of clergy, "not holding a position of dignity," from un- (1) "not" + pp. of dignify (see dignity). Meaning "lacking in dignity of manner" is attested from 1782.

dignified
pp. adj. from dignify; 1660s in sense "ranking as a dignitary;" 1812 in sense "having a dignified manner."
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Example sentences
On reflection he decided that this would be undignified, so he waved him away.
Reading their books is undignified, though also completely understandable,
  given how horrible life can be.
The team thought that something with the words egg crate in it would sound
  undignified, so they called it the heliostat.
It is undignified, too alien to a refined upbringing.
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