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Synonyms for undignified

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lacking dignity


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The pleasures which I made haste to seek in my disguise were, as I have said, undignified; I would scarce use a harder term.
First the new-born child found a tortoise and from its shell contrived the lyre; next, with much cunning circumstance, he stole Apollo's cattle and, when charged with the theft by Apollo, forced that god to appear in undignified guise before the tribunal of Zeus.
The cargo had shifted somewhat, which gave the steamer a rather undignified list.
Roach only just escaped being sufficiently undignified to jump backward.
My Lady stamped, which was undignified: and snorted, which was ungraceful.
Sitting down as a level member of the dairyman's household seemed at the outset an undignified proceeding.
[122] shrewd, passionate, somewhat melancholy heads, which, though they are often of peasant origin, are never by any chance undignified. The passions he treats of in priests are, indeed, strictly clerical, most often their ambitions--not the errant humours of the mere man in the priest, but movements of spirit properly incidental to the clerical type itself.
She had to run about after him, though it was rather undignified.
She was also extremely jealous, and had a way of signifying disapproval of my methods that led to many coldnesses and even bickerings between us, which I now see to have been undignified. I brought the following accusations against her:
"My husband made the cat some pink brains, but they proved to be too high- bred and particular for a cat, so she thinks it is undignified in her to catch mice.
But, too quickly for her, Bob whirled again, though this time, by a severe effort, she saved herself from the undignified position against his neck.
But reflecting that this would be undignified, he turned back again, and clearing his throat, he went up to the bedroom.
broken already live undignified This has emotionally It is not clear exactly how much Wilkinson stole but she pleaded guilty to fraud on the basis it was between PS2,000 and PS5,000.
Former Kenya Airways chief executive Titus Naikuni and the airline have been ordered to pay a former communications manager Sh10 million after he was stripped and later sacked for wearing a T-shirt displaying a rival airline.Justice Joram Abuodha ordered Mr Naikuni to personally compensate Kepha Bosire for treating him in an undignified manner in front of his colleagues and guests during an event in October 2013.The judge ordered Mr Naikuni to pay Bosire Sh1 million compensation for undignified treatment after the former CEO forcibly removed his blazer and asked him to remove an Arsenal football club T-shirt branded 'Fly Emirates', a rival of KQ.
The US president's ill-tempered, undignified, antics perfectly illustrate why he is viewed as an unpopular oaf, though our relationship with America and Americans remains strong.