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ignominious

[ig-nuh-min-ee-uhs]
adjective
1.
marked by or attended with ignominy; discreditable; humiliating: an ignominious retreat.
2.
bearing or deserving ignominy; contemptible.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin ignōminiōsus. See ignominy, -ous

ignominiously, adverb
ignominiousness, noun
nonignominious, adjective
nonignominiously, adverb
nonignominiousness, noun
unignominious, adjective
unignominiously, adverb
unignominiousness, noun


1. degrading, disgraceful, dishonorable, shameful. 2. despicable, ignoble.
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ignominious
1520s, from M.Fr. ignominieux (14c.), from L. ignominiosus "disgraceful, shameful," from ignominia "loss of a (good) name," from in- "not" + nomen (gen. nominis) "name." Influenced by Old L. gnoscere "come to know."
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