What does ignominious mean?

Definitions for ignominiousˌɪg nəˈmɪn i əs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ignominious.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. black, disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful(adj)

    (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

    "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"


  1. ignominious(Adjective)

    Marked by shame or disgrace.

  2. Origin: From or ignominieux, from ignominiosus, from ignominia, from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ignominious(adj)

    marked with ignominy; in curring public disgrace; dishonorable; shameful

  2. Ignominious(adj)

    deserving ignominy; despicable

  3. Ignominious(adj)

    humiliating; degrading; as, an ignominious judgment or sentence

  4. Origin: [L. ignominiosus: cf. F. ignominieux.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignominious in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignominious in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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