Definitions for ignominiousˌɪg nəˈmɪn i əs
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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"
Marked by shame or disgrace.
Origin: From or ignominieux, from ignominiosus, from ignominia, from .
marked with ignominy; in curring public disgrace; dishonorable; shameful
deserving ignominy; despicable
humiliating; degrading; as, an ignominious judgment or sentence
Origin: [L. ignominiosus: cf. F. ignominieux.]
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