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Definition of "undignified" []

  • Lacking in or damaging to dignity. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "undignified" in a sentence
  • "The International Skating Union is up at arms about it all, promising point reductions for what they call undignified movements."
  • "“A form of language spoken by millions of people … can surely not be called undignified,” he argued, finding “real dignity … in the colloquial language of the people, not in the stilted artificial style of books.”"
  • "The government felt that such a name was undignified, which may be the only time in American history that a state, city, county, river, lake, creek, or gambling casino was not given an Indian name."