indignity (Meaning)

Wordnet

indignity (n)

an affront to one's dignity or self-esteem

Webster

indignity (n.)

Any action toward another which manifests contempt for him; an offense against personal dignity; unmerited contemptuous treatment; contumely; incivility or injury, accompanied with insult.

indignity Sentence Examples

  1. The victims faced severe indignity and humiliation during the interrogation.
  2. The elderly man endured years of poverty and indignity in his old age.
  3. The harsh living conditions subjected the refugees to constant indignity.
  4. The politician's corrupt behavior brought indignity upon their office.
  5. The indignities she suffered as a domestic servant filled her with shame.
  6. The prisoner's striped uniform served as a constant reminder of their indignity.
  7. The scandal caused an irreparable loss of dignity for the company.
  8. The injured soldier refused to be treated with indignity, even in captivity.
  9. The poverty stricken family lived in a state of perpetual indignity.
  10. The dictator's regime subjected its citizens to countless indignities.

FAQs About the word indignity

an affront to one's dignity or self-esteemAny action toward another which manifests contempt for him; an offense against personal dignity; unmerited contemptuou

sarcasm, outrage,insult, offence, epithet, slur, offense, name,affront, personality

praise, compliment, commendation, acclaim, acclaim,compliment, praise, commendation, applause, applause

The victims faced severe indignity and humiliation during the interrogation.

The elderly man endured years of poverty and indignity in his old age.

The harsh living conditions subjected the refugees to constant indignity.

The politician's corrupt behavior brought indignity upon their office.