Definitions for ignominiousˌɪg nəˈmɪn i əs

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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

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