It was two years after the ignominious end of the Vietnam War and three years after Watergate.
A repatriation ceremony would help bury the ignominious squabbles of the past.
To ignore lessons of our ignominious personal financial history is to be doomed to repeat them.
early 15c., from Middle French ignominieux (14c.) or directly from Latin ignominiosus "disgraceful, shameful," from ignominia "loss of a (good) name," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + nomen (genitive nominis) "name" (see name). Influenced by Old Latin gnoscere "come to know." Related: Ignominiously; ignominiousness.