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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DIGNIFIED

But to the uneducated eye of Andrew Lanning it was a great and dignified building.

She can be the most dignified young woman on occasion that I ever beheld.

Children never played any more under their dignified shadows.

He's so dignified I wish his turban would blow off or something.

She is mentioned as the opposite to the mild, dignified Hygd, the queen of the Getas.

This we dignified, even in common speech; it was always grandly "the Cemetery."

We, as by one consent, assumed an air of dignified self-importance.

Art is not dignified by being called whimsical--or capricious.

At that moment the dignified voice of Gaskin came from the forward pontoon.

At first he was dignified, and the master laughed the harder.

WORD ORIGIN

past participle adjective from dignify; 1660s in sense "ranking as a dignitary;" 1812 in sense "having a dignified manner."

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