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Definition of ignominy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ignominy

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈɪɡnəˌmɪni//
     
    [uncountable] (formal)
     
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  1. 1public shame and loss of honor synonym disgrace
  2. 2 They suffered the ignominy of defeat.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: ignominy