indignity definition

  • noun:
    • Humiliating, degrading, or abusive therapy.
    • A source of offense, on your pride or sense of self-esteem; an affront.
    • Obsolete decreased self-esteem or honor.
    • degradation, debasement or humiliation
    • an affront to at least one's dignity or pride
    • Any activity toward another which exhibits contempt for him; an offense against personal self-esteem; unmerited contemptuous treatment; contumely; incivility or damage, accompanied with insult.
    • Unworthiness; shamefulness; base character or conduct.
    • Contemptuous conduct unjustly directed toward another; any activity made to reduce the dignity of another; damage associated with insult.
    • Synonyms Insult, Indignity, an such like. (see affront); contumely, small, disrespect, dishonor.
    • an affront to a single's dignity or self-esteem

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