Science / Astrology / Dignity: The sign that a planet rules naturally is its sign of dignity. A planet is essentially dignified when it occupies its natural sign of dignity or its sign of exaltation; it is accidentally dignified when placed in its natural house. It is in domal dignity when in its own sign.
Dignity Noun Synonyms: nobility, majesty, gravity, gravitas, solemnity, courtliness, distinction, stateliness, formality, grandeur, eminence, hauteur, loftiness
Science / Astrology / Accidental Dignity: A planet that occupies its house of natural rulership or falls within 5° of an angle is said to be accidentally dignified. The term is also applied to planets in angular houses and to the most elevat MORE
Science / Astrology / Essential Dignity: A planet's sign of natural rulership or exaltation. See also dignity, exalted. MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Archaism: A word, expression, spelling, or phrase that is out of date in the common speech of an era, but still deliberately used by a writer, poet, or playwright for artistic purposes. Until fairly recently, i MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Humanism: A Renaissance intellectual and artistic movement triggered by a 'rediscovery' of classical Greek and Roman language, culture and literature. The term was coined in the sixteenth century from 'studia h MORE