- The definition of dignified is having or showing worth, nobility or self respect.
An example of a dignified person is someone who always acts politely and minds her manners in a difficult situation.
dignified definition by Webster's New World
- dignifiedly adverb
dignified definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- digˈni·fiedˌly adverb
Variant of dignify
- to give dignity to; make worthy of esteem; honor, exalt, or ennoble
- to make seem worthy or noble, as by giving a high-sounding name to: to dignify cowardice by calling it prudence
Origin: Middle English dignifien ; from Old French dignifier ; from Midieval Latin dignificare ; from Classical Latin dignus, worthy plush -ficare ; from facere, to make, do