Definition of dignity :
1. Elevated rank; honorable station; high office, political or ecclesiastical; degree of excellence; preferment; exaltation.
2. Elevation; grandeur.
3. Fundamental principle; axiom; maxim.
4. One holding high rank; a dignitary.
5. Quality suited to inspire respect or reverence; loftiness and grace; impressiveness; stateliness; - said of en, manner, style, etc.
6. The state of being worthy or honorable; elevation of mind or character; true worth; excellence.
good name, formality, gravitas, sublimity, reserve, solemnity, presence, self-esteem, ceremoniousness, prestige, propriety, fame, gravity, self-regard, rank, respect, self-respect, reputation, status, unseemliness, honor, tone, self-worth, good report, class, character, decorum, significance, pride, high-handedness, regard, worth, worthiness, stuff, splendor, importance, lowliness, loftiness, arrogance, elevation, haughtiness, consequence, renown, repute, hauteur, decency
elegance (part of speech: noun)
nobility (part of speech: noun)
heroicalness, lordliness, augustness, queenliness, regality, majesty, greatness, knightliness, stateliness, courtliness, imperialness, nobility, sovereignty, grandness, princeliness, stature, distinction, aristocracy, kingliness
- Then he thought better of his dignity. - "Rung Ho!", Talbot Mundy.
- He has a sort of cold air of immense dignity about him; he is polite and superior at the same time. - "The Honour of the Clintons", Archibald Marshall.
- We believe in the worth and dignity of the individual. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.