beneath your dignity

beneath (one's) dignity

Said of an action that one deems inappropriate and thus would not do. Screaming at someone in public is beneath my dignity, but it sounds like not everyone feels the same way.
See also: beneath, dignity

beneath your dignity

of too little importance or value for you to do it.
The Latin equivalent is infra dignitatem , and the humorous abbreviation of this, infra dig , is sometimes used in informal contexts.
See also: beneath, dignity
References in classic literature ?
Then the viceroy would cause a ruffle of drums to be sounded and the ring-streaked horse and the cavalry of the state-two men in tatters-and the herald who bore the Silver Stick before the king would trot back to their own place, which was between the tail of a heaven-climbing glacier and a dark birch forest.
But I buy no village in the Himalayas so long as one red head flares between the tail of the heaven-climbing glacier and the dark birch forest.
RULE 5 Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity.
Actually, laughing at anything is beneath your dignity.
Rule 5: Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity.
A desire to please a love interest could prompt you to do something beneath your dignity.