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dignified

adjective uk   /ˈdɪɡ.nɪ.faɪd/ us  
C2 controlled, serious, and calm, and therefore deserving respect: a tall, dignified woman He has maintained a dignified silence about the rumours. The defeated candidate gave a dignified speech in which he congratulated his rival.Self-control and moderationCalm and relaxed
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