[in-dig-ni-tee] /ɪnˈdɪg nɪ ti/
noun, plural indignities.
an injury to a person’s dignity; slighting or contemptuous treatment; humiliating affront, insult, or injury.
Obsolete. disgrace or disgraceful action.
noun (pl) -ties
injury to one’s self-esteem or dignity; humiliation
(obsolete) disgrace or disgraceful character or conduct
1580s, “unworthiness,” also “unworthy treatment; act intended to expose someone to contempt,” from Latin indignitatem (nominative indignitas) “unworthiness, meanness, baseness,” also “unworthy conduct, an outrage,” noun of quality from indignus “unworthy” (see indignation). Related: Indignities.
[in-di-goh] /ˈɪn dɪˌgoʊ/ noun, plural indigos, indigoes. 1. a blue dye obtained from various plants, especially of the genus Indigofera, or manufactured synthetically. 2. (def 2). 3. any of numerous hairy plants belonging to the genus Indigofera, of the legume family, having pinnate leaves and clusters of usually red or purple flowers. 4. a color […]
noun 1. (def 4). 2. Also called indigo, indigotin. a dark-blue, water-insoluble, crystalline powder, C 16 H 10 N 2 O 2 , having a bronzelike luster, the essential coloring principle of which is contained along with other substances in the dye and which can be produced synthetically. [in-di-goh] /ˈɪn dɪˌgoʊ/ noun, plural indigos, indigoes. […]
- Indigo carmine
indigo carmine in·di·go carmine (ĭn’dĭ-gō’) n. Sodium indigotindisulfonate; a blue dye used for measurement of kidney function and as a stain for Negri bodies.
noun 1. a North American bunting, Passerina cyanea, the male of which is indigo. noun 1. a North American bunting, Passerina cyanea, the male of which is bright blue and the female brown