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  • adj.humiliating
  • adj.offensive

synonyms for ignominious

  • disgraceful
  • embarrassing
  • shameful
  • discreditable
  • dishonorable
  • inglorious
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antonyms for ignominious

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  • respectable
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    At the same time, other airplane programs, both commercial and military, were plagued with problems, and its effort to catch up with Elon Musk’s SpaceX program supplying astronaut-carrying capsules to NASA suffered repeated and ignominious failures.
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    Paleontologists consistently portrayed these animals as vicious and solitary predators whose terrible reign had come to a sudden and ignominious end at the close of the Cretaceous period.
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    The ignominious outcome of David’s tenure at the Human Rights Campaign comes after two years with him at the helm of the organization.
    HRC PRESIDENT TERMINATED AFTER DISPUTE WITH BOARD ON HIS ROLE IN CUOMO AFFAIRCHRIS JOHNSONSEPTEMBER 5, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
    Images of the ignominious withdrawal flip through their minds like a slide deck.
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    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.
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    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.
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    The ignominious failure of the attacks on Somers and Burnet seemed to prove that the assembly was coming round to a better temper.
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    But, as his rhyme ended with such an ignominious fizzle, he hurried away with a snort of disgust.
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