New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: dignify · dignitary · indignity · disunity · divinity · digit · ignite · lignite · signify · virginity
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dignity

1 noun respect, self-respect dínit fem2gradam masc1  c m uhuman dignity dínit an duinethe dignity of the President's office an gradam a bhaineann le hoifig an Uachtaráinto treat sb with dignity caitheamh go measúil le duine she died with dignity fuair sí bás faoina lán dínite 2 noun reserve, gravity dínit fem2maorgacht fem3uaisleacht fem3he was a man of dignity b'fhear uasal éto walk with dignity siúl go maorga, siúl go státúil
phrases

beneath your dignity

she thinks that's beneath her dignity síleann sí go bhfuil sí rómhaith dó sin, ceapann sí go bhfuil sí os cionn a leithéide, measann sí gur chéim síos di é sinit'd be beneath his dignity to speak to us níorbh fhiú leis labhairt linne, ní ísleodh sé é féin le labhairt linne

to stand on your dignity

(also

to be on your dignity

) gothaí a chur ort féinbheith mórchúiseach