GRE Word List

INDIGNITY

treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.

The meaning of the word indignity is treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them..

Random words

WordMeaning
debrisrubble; wreckage; scattered remains of something broken or destroyed
untenable(of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
emulateimitate; rival; try to equal or excel (through imitation)
devolvedeputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
enormityhugeness (in a bad sense); excessive wickedness; Ex. enormity of the crime; ADJ. enormous
retiringshy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
nettleirritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome
unwontedunaccustomed; unusual; Ex. He arrived with unwonted punctuality.
coalescecombine; fuse; N. coalescence
odiumdetestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)