infra dig

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Shortened form of Latin infrā dignitātem, "beneath [one's] dignity"


infra dig

  1. (colloquial, dated) 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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