dignity englannista suomeksi
The state of being dignified or worthy of esteem: elevation of mind or character.
1752, (w), ''(w)'', I. viii
- He uttered this ... with great majesty, or, as he called it, dignity.
1981, ''African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights'', art. 5
- Every individual shall have the right to the respect of the dignity inherent in a human being.
1934, (w), "Puerto Barrios", in ''Beyond the Mexique Bay'':
- Official DIGNITY tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held.
1781, (w), ''The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire'', F. III. 231:
- He ... distributed the civil and military dignities among his favourites and followers.
One holding high rank; a dignitary.
(RQ:KJV) speak evil of dignities.
Fundamental principle; axiom; maxim.
(RQ:Browne Pseudodoxia Epidemica)