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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 dig·ni·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dignified p. pr. & vb. n. Dignifying.]  To invest with dignity or honor; to make illustrious; to give distinction to; to exalt in rank; to honor.
    Your worth will dignify our feast.   --B. Jonson.
 Syn: -- To exalt; elevate; prefer; advance; honor; illustrate; adorn; ennoble.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 dignifying
      adj : investing with dignity or honor; "the dignifying effect of
            his presence"; "the ennobling influence of cultural
            surroundings" [syn: ennobling]