infra dig

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin infrā dignitātem

AdjectiveEdit

infra dig

  1. beneath one's dignity
    • 1919, H. L. Mencken, The American Language, Preface to the Second Edition
      It would be regarded as infra dig., I am told, for an American professor of English to concern himself too actively with the English spoken by nearly a hundred millions of his countrymen.
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