Definitions for ignominiousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ig•no•min•i•ousˌɪg nəˈmɪn i əs(adj.)

  1. marked by or attended with ignominy; discreditable; humiliating:

    an ignominious retreat.

  2. bearing or deserving ignominy; contemptible.

Origin of ignominious:

1375–1425; late ME < L

ig`no•min′i•ous•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shamefulness, disgracefulness, ignominiousness(noun)

    unworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor

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