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dignified

adjective     /ˈdɪɡ.nɪ.faɪd/
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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