The chun tzu is a tai er dignified/confident/self-possessed without vain arrogance.
The hsiao jen is vainly arrogant but not dignified.
The superior man has a dignified ease without pride.
The mean man has pride without a dignified ease. L
The nobler sort of man is dignified but not proud; the inferior man is proud but not dignified. G 65
Vain arrogance is distinctly different from pure self-possessed dignity. Though both can exist within a person, they are not the same.