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ignominious - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'ignominious' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Ignominious [ a.]
- Marked with ignominy; in curring public disgrace; dishonorable; shameful.
- Deserving ignominy; despicable.
- Humiliating; degrading; as, an ignominious judgment or sentence.

Meaning of 'ignominious' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . ignominious [ s]
Meaning (1):
- (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
Example in sentence:
  • a shameful display of cowardice;
  • an ignominious retreat;
  • an opprobrious monument to human greed;
  • inglorious defeat;
  • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands