indignity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"indignity" in British English

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indignitynoun [C or U]

uk   /ɪnˈdɪɡ.nɪ.ti/  us   /-nə.t̬i/
something that ​causes a ​loss of ​respect for someone or for yourself: They were ​subjected to ​various indignities and ​discomforts, ​including having to get ​dressed and ​undressed in ​public. Clint suffered the indignity of being called "Puppy" in ​front of his ​girlfriend.
(Definition of indignity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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indignitynoun [C/U]

 us   /ɪnˈdɪɡ·nɪ·t̬i/
loss of ​respect, or something that ​causes this: [C] She ​describes the indignities that ​victimssuffer after a ​crime.
(Definition of indignity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “indignity”
in Chinese (Simplified) 无礼,侮辱, 轻蔑, 侮辱性言行…
in Turkish hakaret, aşağılama, küçük düşürücü hareket…
in Russian унижение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 無禮,侮辱, 輕蔑, 侮辱性言行…
in Polish upokorzenie…
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