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indignity

noun [C, U]
 
 
/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.Humiliating and degrading
Translations of “indignity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無禮,侮辱, 輕蔑, 侮辱性言行…
in Russian унижение…
in Turkish hakaret, aşağılama, küçük düşürücü hareket…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无礼,侮辱, 轻蔑, 侮辱性言行…
in Polish upokorzenie…
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