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English definition of “stand on your dignity”

stand on your dignity

usually disapproving
to demand to be shown the respect that you think you deserve: The Director didn't stand on her dignity; she helped clear up after the party.Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
(Definition of stand on your dignity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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