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Synonyms for inglorious
ɪnˈglɔr i əs, -ˈgloʊr-in·glo·ri·ous

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inglorious

    Synonyms:
    shameful, disgraceful, unrenowned

    Antonyms:
    illustrious, glorious, renowned

Princeton's WordNet

  1. black, 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"

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

    Antonyms:
    inspired, divine, incandescent, celebrated, bright, sublime, glorious, lustrous, illustrious, storied, empyrean, empyreal, elysian, historied, honourable, honorable

  2. ingloriousadjective

    not bringing honor and glory

    "some mute inglorious Milton here may rest"

    Synonyms:
    opprobrious, disgraceful, black, shameful, ignominious

    Antonyms:
    honourable, incandescent, celebrated, honorable, empyreal, glorious, illustrious, storied, lustrous, divine, historied, inspired, bright, empyrean, elysian, sublime

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ingloriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    obscure, mean, low, unknown, undistinguished, nameless, unnoted, unhonored

  2. ingloriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    shameful, disgraceful, disreputable, infamous, opprobrious, odious, scandalous, ignominious

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inglorious":

    ignominious

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How to use inglorious in a sentence?

  1. Napoleon Bonaparte:

    Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily

  2. Philip Howard:

    Most history is a record of triumphs, disasters, and follies of top people. The black hole in it is the way of life of mute, inglorious men and women who made no nuisance of themselves in the world.

  3. Napoleon Bonaparte:

    Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.


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