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inglorious

[in-glawr-ee-uhs, -glohr-]
adjective
1.
shameful; disgraceful: inglorious retreat.
2.
not famous or honored.

Origin:
1565–75; < Latin inglōrius. See in-3, glorious

ingloriously, adverb
ingloriousness, noun


1. dishonorable, ignominous.


1. admirable, praiseworthy.
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inglorious (ɪnˈɡlɔːrɪəs)
 
adj
1.  without courage or glory; dishonourable, shameful, or disgraceful
2.  unknown or obscure
 
in'gloriously
 
adv
 
in'gloriousness
 
n

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inglorious
1573, from L. ingloriosus, from in- "not" + gloriosus (see glory).
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