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Synonyms for ignominious
ˌɪg nəˈmɪn i əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful(adj)

    (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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    honorable, honourable

Wiktionary

  1. ignominious(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    degrading, debasing, humiliating

  2. ignominious(adjective)

    Marked by shame or disgrace.

    Synonyms:
    debasing, degrading, humiliating

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ignominious

    Synonyms:
    shameful, scandalous, dishonorable, infamous

    Antonyms:
    honorable, reputable, creditable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ignominious(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ignominious(a)

    Synonyms:
    dishonorable, shameful, infamous, disreputable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dishonorable, inglorious, disgraceful, shameful, despicable

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How to use ignominious in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  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. Herman Melville, Moby Dick:

    Men may seem detestable as joint stock-companies and nations; knaves, fools, and murderers there may be; men may have mean and meagre faces; but man, in the ideal, is so noble and so sparkling, such a grand and glowing creature, that over any ignominious blemish in him all his fellows should run to throw their costliest robes.

  4. H. L. Mencken:

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

  5. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

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


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