Dignified vs Mannerly - What's the difference?

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Dignified is a related term of mannerly.

As adjectives the difference between dignified and mannerly

is that dignified is respectable while mannerly is polite, having good manners.

As a verb dignified

is (dignify).




(en adjective)
  • respectable
  • Verb

  • (dignify)
  • mannerly



    (en adjective)
  • polite, having good manners
  • * 1593, William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • Lucetta, as thou lov'st me, let me have / What thou think'st meet, and is most mannerly .
  • * 1861, Charlotte Yonge, The Young Step-Mother
  • ...but Genevieve's laugh roused her again, partly because she thought it less mannerly than accorded with the girl's usual politeness.

    Derived terms

    * mannerliness