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dignity

dig·ni·ty

dignity

 
 
pronunciation:
dIg nih ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: dignities
definition: one's sense of worth; pride or self-respect as shown in one's appearance or behavior.
She showed her dignity in the way she handled her troubles.
 
synonyms:
pride, self-esteem, self-respect
similar words:
face, worth