Example sentences for: indignity

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

  • And so we were back to square one and one of the more colorful words in Australian English had to suffer the indignity of having an uncertain origin.

  • A NYT exclusive, based on an interview with a friend of Lewinsky's, provides these nuggets: 1) Lewinsky cried herself to sleep Friday night upon learning that she had to come back to Washington for more questioning; 2) She suffered the "indignity" of discovering that Ken Starr had reserved but not paid for her flight in from California.

  • Her fictional heroines can name every indignity they've been subjected to since birth, and because they are usually bright young women from troubled families in poor island backwaters such as Antigua or Dominica, their list of injuries is long.

  • In the clip available at right, she faces the daily indignity of the school bus.

  • In foreign affairs, after he had crushed the Duke of Milan’s army at Marignano and formed a showy alliance with Henry VIII of England, François I’s European ambitions were halted by the German Emperor Charles V. François even suffered the indignity of a year’s imprisonment in Madrid, following a resounding defeat at Pavia in 1525.


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