Beatty is indirectly characterized as smart in "Fahrenheit 451". One example is when Beatty describes books to Montag he knows things about books that only people who read books would know,and he uses his knowledge to manipulative.Smart is using your knowledge to bend peoples mind and thought to make things bad. Beatty used his knowledge to tell how books are bad when they were not.
Beatty is directly characterized as dignified in "Fahrenheit 451". One example is when the narrtor is descriding Beatty backing slowly from the house there burning keeping his dignity.Beatty is dignified because he didn't rush out of the room room for fear or walk away form his problems.