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Definition of indignity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[uncountable, countable] (pl. indignities) indignity (of something/of doing something)
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a situation that makes you feel embarrassed or ashamed because you are not treated with respect; an act that causes these feelings The chairman suffered the indignity of being refused admission to the meeting. the daily indignities of imprisonment
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