undignified

[ US /ənˈdɪɡnɪˌfaɪd/ ]
[ UK /ʌndˈɪɡnɪfˌa‍ɪd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. lacking dignity
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How To Use undignified In A Sentence

  • He could bring grace and dignity to his work even when he was playing ungraceful, undignified people.
  • EU leaders were gathering in Brussels last night promising there would be no repeat of the undignified horse-trading of their last treaty in Nice.
  • In my view, it would be unseemly, undignified and unedifying to have a legal tussle over these royal remains. Times, Sunday Times
  • We had returned nearly to the hotel in this undignified manner, the throng of persecutors gathering strength as we entered the streets, till we were completely surrounded -- those in front walking backwards, and stopping every now and then suddenly, that we might be jostled against by those who were thronging behind, all bellowing the pandemoniacal chorus, without words and still less tune. Sea-Gift. A Novel.
  • She had to run about after him, though it was rather undignified. Peter Pan
  • I was made to lie down on his couch, stick my legs in the air, wiggle my toes, push against him and generally do all manner of undignified things.
  • But something that is by definition inefficient is fairly certain also to be undignified.
  • There being nothing so undignified as a pitted cherry, I suggest that you leave them unpitted, which is the traditional way, and simply warn everyone to beware of the stones.
  • While I can imagine that he might value his daughter's ridicule of the undignified and embarrassing aspects of his final illness as a farcical, tragicomic gag at his own expense, I believe that he would be "inexpressibly sad," a phrase he used, for the world to learn that he died unliked and unloved by one of his own children. A Roaring Literary Lion
  • There was an undignified scramble for the best seats.
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