Example sentences for: indignity

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • "This terrible defeat, more so for all of us than for the image of America, was exactly what was feared might happen in those days of 1998 when Clinton was forced to admit in public to his own pathetic errors as a man and to his own unforgivable lies as a president, and therefore had to undergo the indignity of a public trial over the Monica affair.

  • Part of the indignity of negotiation is the implication that during the bargaining NATO will offer more and more concessions.

  • 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.


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