Meaning of “indignity” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C, U ] us uk /ɪnˈdɪɡnəti/

a situation that makes you lose respect or look silly, or the feeling of shame and embarrassment it gives you:

[ + of + doing sth ] They suffered the indignity of being searched like common criminals.

(Definition of “indignity” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)