Definitions for ignominyˈɪg nəˌmɪn i, ɪgˈnɒm ə ni

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shame, disgrace, ignominy(noun)

    a state of dishonor

    "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"


  1. ignominy(Noun)

    Great dishonor, shame, or humiliation.

  2. Origin: From ignominie, from ignominia, from ig- + nomen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ignominy(noun)

    public disgrace or dishonor; reproach; infamy

  2. Ignominy(noun)

    an act deserving disgrace; an infamous act

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