Dignity as a verb means to honor, to make worthy. Dignity as a noun means nobility. To me, dignity is also respect, and if one has no respect for oneself, one will have a hard time dealing with society. Finding a job, dealing with others, sharing in discussions can cause you to look like you have low self esteem and cause others to not take you seriously. First impressions are a part of your self expression..You can either be accepted or rejected in a heartbeat..
Dignity is a word used to denote respect and status. It's an important part of self expression used in ethical, moral and political discussions to signify that a human being has a right to respect and ethical treatment. Read more details at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dignity.