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See definition of ignominious on Dictionary.com
  • adj.humiliating
  • adj.offensive

synonyms for ignominious

  • disgraceful
  • embarrassing
  • shameful
  • discreditable
  • dishonorable
  • inglorious
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    How to use ignominious in a sentence

    To be sure, the Rohingya crisis was an ignominious episode for her but it is not as though the West did anything for the Rohingya either, beyond issuing condemnations.
    THE WORLD HAS FAILED MYANMAR, SO NOW ITS YOUTH ARE STEPPING UPBRIAN WONGMARCH 5, 2021TIME
    I betray my beloved parent's confidence, to save you from a certain and ignominious death.
    BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
    Tom pitched forward heavily, saving himself and his animal from an ignominious accident just in the nick of time.
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    To be checkmated by an 'errant' pawn in the very middle of the board is a most ignominious way of losing the game.
    CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
    The ignominious failure of the attacks on Somers and Burnet seemed to prove that the assembly was coming round to a better temper.
    THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
    But, as his rhyme ended with such an ignominious fizzle, he hurried away with a snort of disgust.
    A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
    Soon after its ignominious rejection the gout laid hold on Chatham, and he did not appear in parliament again for two years.
    THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
    Often was death demanded as a commutation of this ignominious punishment, but refused with a malignant joy.
    FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
    "So ignominious," said Sylvia, looking over her person with disfavor.
    THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
    Can you not understand that an ignominious confession like this should never be forced from a woman by any human power?
    FILE NO. 113EMILE GABORIAU
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