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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Shameful; dishonorable.

Usage examples (39)
  • His latest defeat was an ignominious end to his career.
  • Senators, matrons, and philosophers, expired in ignominious and cruel tortures.
  • Many rulings of this same court might well qualify for the tag ignominious if it's history we be reviewing.
  • His wife and infant son were detained by the Romans in ignominious captivity; and this domestic misfortune tarnished the glories of for more
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