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King James Dictionary [1]

Dignity, n. L., worthy.

1. True honor nobleness or elevation of mind, consisting in a high sense of propriety, truth and justice, with an abhorrence of mean and sinful actions opposed to meanness. In this sense, we speak of the dignity of mind, and dignity of sentiments. This dignity is based on moral rectitude all vice is incompatible with true dignity of mind. The man who deliberately injures another, whether male or female, has no true dignity of soul. 2. Elevation honorable place or rank of elevation degree of excellence, either in estimation, or in the order of nature. Man is superior in dignity to brutes. 3. Elevation of aspect grandeur of mein as a man of native dignity. 4. Elevation of deportment as dignity of manners or behavior. 5. An elevated office, or ecclesiastical, giving a high rank in society advancement preferment, or the rank attached to it. We say, a man enjoys his dignity with moderation, or without haughtiness. Among ecclesiastics, dignity is office or preferment joined with power or jurisdiction. 6. The rank or title of a nobleman. 7. In oratory, one of the three parts of elocution, consisting in the right use of tropes and figures. 8. In astrology, an advantage which a planet has on account of its being in some particular place of the zodiac, or in a particular station in respect to other planets. 9. A general maxim, or principle. Not used.

Webster's Dictionary [2]

(1): ( n.) One holding high rank; a dignitary.

(2): ( n.) Elevated rank; honorable station; high office, political or ecclesiastical; degree of excellence; preferment; exaltation.

(3): ( n.) Elevation; grandeur.

(4): ( n.) The state of being worthy or honorable; elevation of mind or character; true worth; excellence.

(5): ( n.) Fundamental principle; axiom; maxim.

(6): ( n.) Quality suited to inspire respect or reverence; loftiness and grace; impressiveness; stateliness; - said of //en, manner, style, etc.