The state of being worthy or honorable; elevation of mind or character; true worth; excellence.
Quality suited to inspire respect or reverence; loftiness and grace; impressiveness; stateliness; -- said of mien, manner, style, etc.
the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect; "it was beneath his dignity to cheat"; "showed his true dignity when under pressure"
high office or rank or station; "he respected the dignity of the emissaries"
Being worthy. Deserving proper treatment.
Dignity in humans involves the earning or the expectation of personal respect or of esteem. To esteem persons or things means to assign to them a high value. Esteem for persons or things assesses their value as high.