shame, disgrace, ignominy(noun)
a state of dishonor
"one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
Great dishonor, shame, or humiliation.
Origin: From ignominie, from ignominia, from ig- + nomen.
public disgrace or dishonor; reproach; infamy
an act deserving disgrace; an infamous act
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ig′nō-min-i, n. the loss of one's good name: public disgrace: infamy—formerly also Ig′nomy.—adj. Ignomin′ious, dishonourable: marked with ignominy: contemptible: mean.—adv. Ignomin′iously.—n. Ignomin′iousness. [Fr.,—L. ignominia—in, not, gnomen, nomen, name.]
The numerical value of ignominy in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of ignominy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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Truth never comes into the world but like a bastard, to the ignominy of him that brought her birth.
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