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dignified adj
1 having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance; "her dignified demeanor"; "the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman" [ant: undignified]
2 having or showing self-esteem [syn: self-respecting, self-respectful]dignify

Verb

1 confer dignity or honor upon; "He was dignified with a title" [syn: ennoble]
2 raise the status of; "I shall not dignify this insensitive remark with an answer" [also: dignified]dignified See dignify

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Adjective

  1. respectable

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