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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·dig·ni·ty n.; pl. Indignities   Any action toward another which manifests contempt for him; an offense against personal dignity; unmerited contemptuous treatment; contumely; incivility or injury, accompanied with insult.
 How might a prince of my great hopes forget
 So great indignities you laid upon me?   --Shak.
    A person of so great place and worth constrained to endure so foul indignities.   --Hooker.