Example sentences for: dignified

How can you use “dignified” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The tone is very different from, for example, that of the show of Socialist Realist paintings I saw a few years ago at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, which approached the subject in the usual pop-camp way--nearly every picture looked like a parody, and any of them could have been hung very nicely next to Andy Warhol's Mao . But the paintings in Matthew Cullerne Bown's book, grave and dignified and often eager to claim descent from the likes of Rembrandt, would be affronted by the pairing.

  • ’s West Coast railway terminus in 1886 that it took on the more dignified name of one of the region’s first European visitors, navigator George Vancouver.

  • NEA delegates who opposed the merger welcomed the vote as a reaffirmation of the NEA's dignified professionalism.

  • Over the years, the new sound may acquire its own distinction: a dignified gentleman announcing Ahem! to gain attention, rather than actually clearing his throat, or someone cackling Yukkety yuk yuk! at a lousy joke.

  • There is rather a double standard, first the so-called American Standard that textbooks try to inculcate, the dignified parlance of discourse, and then the related but divergent American Wit, the standard of ingenuity, which trafficks freely in analogy, pun, and portmanteau.


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