Dignity in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Dignity

The state of being dignified or worthy of esteem: elevation of mind or character. | Decorum, formality, stateliness. | High office, rank, or station.

Short Example Sentence for Dignity

  • 1. The dignity of my ancestors. 🔊
  • 2. The dignity of motherhood was vindicated. 🔊
  • 3. The dignity of Bill Godfrey had to be sustained. 🔊
  • 4. This from its dignity is now dethron'd! 🔊
  • 5. The right of man and the dignity of man are its principal watchwords. 🔊
  • 6. It was not the beauty of her serene face, or the dignity of her mien. 🔊
  • 7. At this explanation Clement the Clerk forgot his dignity altogether. 🔊
  • 8. King George conferred the dignity of a Viscountcy on the Field-Marshal. 🔊

How to use Dignity in a Sentence?

  • 1. She rather enjoyed showing off her lion, whose simple dignity was quite impervious to lionizing. 🔊
  • 2. Then first he feels his dignity supreme When he can make the long-expecting happy. 🔊
  • 3. Though not in dignity to match with yours, The weapons woman wields are not ignoble. 🔊
  • 4. I would sit and watch that stiff dignity of self-indulgence, and wonder, wonder.... 🔊
  • 5. There was a dignity about Dan Anderson now which left Ellsworth distinctly uncomfortable. 🔊
  • 6. It ill beseems The dignity of a renown'd commander, T' escort his mistress in the street. 🔊
  • 7. They equally protest against the common beliefs in the supreme dignity of labour and its utilities. 🔊
  • 8. It was a custom which was so well established and so universally recognized, that it had all the force and dignity of law. 🔊
  • 9. She would be ready when he came to receive him with dignity and strength untainted by resentment or any petty feeling. 🔊
  • 10. The pettiest bit of ceremonial law is here of equal dignity with the most far-reaching principle of political obligation. 🔊
  • 11. All my lectures upon the importance of keeping up the dignity of the profession, and the respectability of the company were in vain. 🔊
  • 12. An occasional smart coupe went by as if to prove that prancing horses were still necessary to the dignity of the old aristocracy. 🔊
  • 13. Consider that the point in question is not so much my sorely insulted dignity as an artist, as a simple duty of benevolence. 🔊
  • 14. The accident of a slight tinge of color had hardly risen even to the dignity of a joke in the freedom of the settlement and the forest. 🔊
  • 15. Margaret had gained in dignity and prettiness by the lapse of five years, and she was now very beautifully and richly and simply dressed. 🔊
  • 16. He was awful in his dignity then, with the wine-bottle beside him and a glass held half-way to his lips. 🔊
  • 17. Alice had missed what she had once begun to expect, romance and all that it meant; but she had filled with dignity the place she had chosen. 🔊
  • 18. He carries off the dignity with great stateliness, conscious of the vast gulf fixed between him and tenants with no initials after their name. 🔊
  • 19. The thought helped him to "overcome the sharpness of death," and die with greater dignity than he had lived. 🔊
  • 20. There was a grave dignity about her as she entered, which sat impressively upon her young face, so fair and sweet and gentle. 🔊
  • 21. He might have been one of the amusement kings of America judging from the immense gravity and dignity of his demeanor. 🔊
  • 22. Steve walked over with dignity and firmly closed the door, closing it, through sheer inadvertence, from the inside. 🔊
  • 23. No one would have perceived either her lineage or her present dignity as wife of the manager by her plain, dark-calico dress. 🔊
  • 24. The latter added sanctity to the former, the former gave dignity and consideration to the latter, in the eyes of a martial generation. 🔊
  • 25. He could not help remarking too that Apafi now needed no one to remind him how to preserve his princely dignity in the presence of others. 🔊
  • 26. He was now master of the greater part of Germany, and it was quite evident that he must either obtain the imperial dignity or fall. 🔊
  • 27. If the misguided man had attired himself in a toga, he would have carried the Mantle without dignity perhaps, but certainly with picturesqueness. 🔊
  • 28. And then the injuries I suffered in my personal dignity and my managerial authority from the visits of these great London actors. 🔊
  • 29. His face, which was dark as that of an African, his snowy beard, and his air of majestic dignity gave him a most noble and striking appearance. 🔊
  • 30. She was venerable in appearance and scrupulously neat in her dress, and her manner had just the right touch of dignity and deference, until we explained our errand. 🔊
  • 31. With haughty dignity Denis Banfi sits back on the velvet cushions of his coach; all the pomp and splendour which surrounds him suits him well. 🔊
  • 32. A flash of intuition told me that behind her white dignity was a passionate disappointment, a shattering of dreams that needed before everything else the relief of weeping. 🔊