Indignity

In*dig"ni*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Indignities (#).
[L. indignitas: cf. F. indignit. See Indign.] Any action toward another which manifests contempt for him; an offense against personal dignity; unmerited contemptuous treatment; contumely; incivility or injury, accompanied with insult.
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How might a prince of my great hopes forget
So great indignities you laid upon me?
Shak.
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A person of so great place and worth constrained to endure so foul indignities.
Hooker.
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