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Synonyms for ignominious
ˌɪg nəˈmɪn i əsig·no·min·ious

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  1. ignominiousadjective

    degrading, debasing, humiliating

  2. ignominiousadjective

    Marked by shame or disgrace.

    debasing, degrading, humiliating

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ignominious

    shameful, scandalous, dishonorable, infamous

    honorable, reputable, creditable

Princeton's WordNet

  1. disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shamefuladjective

    (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

    "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"

    pitch-dark, black-market, shameful, dim, fatal, inglorious, scurrilous, grim, calamitous, abusive, blackened, fateful, black, dark, sinister, opprobrious, bootleg, scandalous, disgraceful, smutty, contraband, pitch-black, smuggled, shocking, disastrous, bleak, mordant

    honorable, honourable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ignominiousadjective

    dishonorable, disgraceful, shameful, infamous, scandalous, disreputable, opprobrious

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ignominiousadjective

    dishonorable, shameful, infamous, disreputable

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  1. List of paraphrases for "ignominious":

    dishonorable, inglorious, disgraceful, shameful, despicable

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How to use ignominious in a sentence?

  1. H. L. Mencken:

    The saddest life is that of a political aspirant under democracy. His failure is ignominious and his success is disgraceful.

  2. Flavio Volpe:

    The Minister’s drive to achieve another vanity trophy paid for by the regular people who work in Canada’s auto sector is amazing to watch and I congratulate him on this ignominious achievement.

  3. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

    Everything will be done to identify, arrest and judge the perpetrator or perpetrators of this ignominious act.

  4. Mickael Behn:

    So they deserve the ignominious distinction of being the first to be sued under Libertad Act.

  5. George Orwell:

    To a surprising extent the war-lords in shining armor, the apostles of the martial virtues, tend not to die fighting when the time comes. History is full of ignominious getaways by the great and famous.

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