He thought washing dishes was 'beneath his dignity'. [=he thought that he was too good or important to wash dishes]
Theirs is a country that cherishes freedom and human 'dignity'.
The ceremony was conducted with great 'dignity'.
(..) awards our Peace Prize. I accept this honor for our lost ones, whose deaths pave our path. I accept this honor for the more than million American Negroes who are motivated by dignity. Together we believe that what the illusion of supremacy has destroyed, the truth of equality can nourish. (..)2014 Selma
(..) I accept this honor for our lost ones, whose deaths pave our path. And for the million Negro men and women motivated by dignity and a disdain for hopelessness. This isn't right. Corrie. This ain't right. What's that? (..)2014 Selma