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undignified

[ dig-nuh-fahyd ]SEE DEFINITION OF undignified
  • as inlow
  • as inunseemly

Synonyms for undignified

  • rough
  • base
  • blue
  • common
  • degraded
  • depraved
  • gross
  • mean
  • menial
  • offensive
  • raw
  • scurvy
  • abject
  • coarse
  • contemptible
  • crass
  • crumby
  • dastardly
  • despicable
  • disgraceful
  • dishonorable
  • disreputable
  • ignoble
  • ill-bred
  • inelegant
  • miserable
  • nasty
  • obscene
  • off-color
  • rude
  • scrubby
  • scruffy
  • servile
  • sordid
  • unbecoming
  • uncouth
  • unrefined
  • unworthy
  • vile
  • woebegone
  • woeful
  • wretched
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Antonyms for undignified

  • clean
  • good
  • kind
  • moral
  • nice
  • noble
  • polite
  • sophisticated
  • superior
  • above
  • cheerful
  • decent
  • elevated
  • gay
  • happy
  • healthy
  • high
  • honest
  • honorable
  • increased
  • prominent
  • respectable
  • rich
  • strong
  • tall
  • upright
  • well
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNDIGNIFIED

Joking is undignified; that is why it is so good for one's soul.

That's the most undignified thing ever I see Heman Atkins do.

And even now it was held to be undignified to swerve from that doctrine.

Booted and spurred, he scrambled into the hammock with undignified haste.

"It was all there," but all unseemly, ungraceful, undignified; for Polly Dill was pretty.

But without any undignified murmurs, he submitted to this extortion also.

There she heeled at an undignified angle, and her crew yelled aloud.

He was helpless, and he lay blubbering, undignified, with a breaking heart.

As for me, I scuttled up the lane in the most undignified fashion.

There was plenty of money, she believed, and it was undignified to argue with a servant.

WORD ORIGIN

1680s, of clergy, "not holding a position of dignity," from un- (1) "not" + dignified. Meaning "lacking in dignity of manner" is attested from 1782.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNDIGNIFIED

low

adjectivecrude, vulgar
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