Definition of ignominious adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ignominious

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌɪɡnəˈmɪniəs//
     
    (formal)
     
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  1. 1that makes, or should make, you feel ashamed synonym disgraceful
  2. 2 an ignominious defeat He made one mistake and his career came to an ignominious end.
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