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noun as in offensive behavior

noun as in shame

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One invader exits in ignominy, another force celebrates its triumph.

From Ozy

When it comes to American cyclists, however, there are fewer household names to choose from, and so your mind goes right to Lance Armstrong, who won the Tour de France an unprecedented seven times…only to be stripped of all his titles in ignominy.

The best thing might be to let him simply leave in ignominy.

The Avengers are assembling to protect Chris Pratt from the ignominy of being declared the worst of the Hollywood Chrises.

From Vox

That is, they got the ignominy, and McAuliffe got the proceeds.

Carl is repaid for his worldliness with failure and ignominy.

Then, the German loan would catapult him to ignominy, not fame.

The people who put guns into the hands have a share of that ignominy.

Her cousin had only forced a solemn promise from her with the intention of covering her own ignominy.

He had to hold himself from the ignominy of flight; he rose to cut his way out, making an effort to strike with precision.

On a quarrel between him and the Swiss Valet de Chambre, both were dismissed, the one with honour, the other with ignominy.

By what law, then, do we act, when we treat with so much contempt women fallen into ignominy?

Upon them, at least, would not fall the ignominy of having been led into the simplest of traps by this white-faced Delilah.


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On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ignominy, such as: baseness, disgrace, lowness, meanness, and sordidness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.