- (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation; “our distinguished professor”
- used of a person’s appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person; “his distinguished bearing”; “the monarch’s imposing presence”; “she reigned in magisterial beauty”
- having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance; “her dignified demeanor”; “the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman”
- having or showing self-esteem
Those are two words you don’t hear applied to many people these days. More’s the pity. Make an effort to have those two adjectives pop into someone’s head when they see you today.