Synonyms of 'dignity'
serious, calm, and controlled behaviour or mannerEveryone admired her extraordinary dignity and composure.
I was treated with decorum and respect
There was an appealing gravity to everything she said.
the majesty of the mainland mountains
He is wholly concerned with his own grandeur.
I found Mr. Mandela supremely courteous, with a genuine nobility of bearing.
Their sense of social propriety is eroded.
the solemnity of the occasion
gentility, , ,
The old woman had an air of gentility about her.
sense of self-importanceAdmit that you were wrong. You won't lose dignity.
Her rejection was a severe blow to his pride.
Poor self-esteem is at the centre of many difficulties.
Many pilots are suffering from low morale.
self-respect, , , ,
Any man with self-respect would have resigned.
the quality of being worthy of honour
He brought honour and glory to his country.
He has improved his country's standing abroad.
The vast majority knew their station in life and kept to it.
He eventually rose to the rank of captain.
She cheated banks to satisfy her desire for money and status.
He was too puffed up with his own importance to accept the verdict.
He had his moment of glory when he won the Berlin Marathon.
excellence, , , ,
a school once noted for its academic excellence
pilots who achieved eminence in the aeronautical world
I left the room with silent dignity, but caught my foot in the mat – The Diary of a Nobody]Our dignity is not in what we do, but in what we understand – Winds of Doctrine]By dignity, I mean the high place attained only when the heart and mind are lifted, equally at once, by the creative union of perception and grace – Lanterns and Lances]
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in the sense of courtliness
in the sense of eminence
the state of being well-known and well-respectedpilots who achieved eminence in the aeronautical world
in the sense of excellence
the quality of being exceptionally gooda school once noted for its academic excellence
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