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dignified

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdignifieddig‧ni‧fied /ˈdɪɡnɪfaɪd/ ●●○ adjective  PRIDE/SELF-RESPECTbehaving in a calm and serious way, even in a difficult situation, which makes people respect you a dignified old lady She made a dignified departure.
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dignifiedBearded and dignified, Aitken was an original thinker who remained outside the mainstream of scientific activity.We were charmed by the dignified and unassuming Tibetan people.She had passed out with no pain, and was dignified in disarray.The registrar was a dignified man who behaved with the correct degree of formality.She was a quiet, dignified old lady.In the end, there is nothing better to be expected than dignified poverty with the consolation of friendship.The inching up the cliff of dignified respectability begins tomorrow at Lancaster Park, Christchurch.Jo listened to their criticisms in dignified silence.The dignified thing would be to ignore them.The letter asked for detailed information about the disposal of the funds, and Whitbread replied in dignified tones.Matron was equally dignified, with a towering cap of white linen and a penetrating gaze.
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