What does indignity mean?

Definitions for indignity
ɪnˈdɪg nɪ tiin·dig·ni·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indignity(noun)

    an affront to one's dignity or self-esteem


  1. indignity(Noun)

    degradation, debasement or humiliation

  2. indignity(Noun)

    an affront to one's dignity or pride

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indignity(noun)

    any action toward another which manifests contempt for him; an offense against personal dignity; unmerited contemptuous treatment; contumely; incivility or injury, accompanied with insult

  2. Origin: [L. indignitas: cf. F. indignit. See Indign.]

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How to say indignity in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indignity in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indignity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of indignity in a Sentence

  1. Eliot Engel:

    This decision is long overdue and helps correct a decades-long indignity.

  2. Maggie Kuhn:

    The ultimate indignity is to be given a bedpan by a stranger who calls you by your first name.

  3. Creator Phillip Hyman:

    That's who all this should really be about, not about the propaganda and making it your own story, shooting him in the back and just the indignity of it all.

  4. Barack Obama:

    Charlie was the first African-American to earn a PGA tour card – often facing indignity and injustice even as he faced the competition, though his best golf was already behind him, he proved that he belonged... blazing a trail for future generations of athletes in America.

Images & Illustrations of indignity

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