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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A situation that makes you feel very ashamed and not respected. Unmerited contemptuous conduct or treatment.

Usage examples (30)
  • The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal is the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
  • The use of the word indignity to describe the racism of a colorblind age is a carefully chosen and measured one.
  • That is the indignity, that is the brutality, the stupidity, the infamy!
  • Recalling the indignity of being FMPd ... and fearing the ax may fall again for more
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