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Definition of Indignity

Indignity

  1. 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 Quotations

To me, it seems a dreadful indignity to have a soul controlled by geography.
George Santayana

The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.
Adlai E. Stevenson

There has been enough suffering in our country, there has been enough of children whose dreams die before they have a chance to grow and there has been enough of our elders who, having served their nation, are forced into indignity in their old age.
John Agyekum Kufuor

What is the natural reaction when told you have a hopeless mental illness? That diagnosis does you in; that, and the humiliation of being there. I mean, the indignity you're subjected to. My God.
Kate Millett

Indignation must always be the answer to indignity. Reality is not destiny.
Eduardo Galeano
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Indignity Translations

indignity in Spanish is indignidad