"dignified" in the verb sense
1. ennoble, dignify
confer dignity or honor upon
"He was dignified with a title"
raise the status of
"I shall not dignify this insensitive remark with an answer"
"dignified" in the adjective sense
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"
2. dignified, self-respecting, self-respectful
having or showing self-esteem
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