Ignominious

Ig`no*min"i*ous

(?), a. [L. ignominiosus: cf. F. ignominieux.] 1. Marked with ignominy; incurring public disgrace; dishonorable; shameful.
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Then first with fear surprised and sense of pain,
Fled ignominious.
Milton.
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2. Deserving ignominy; despicable.
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One single, obscure, ignominious projector.
Swift.
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3. Humiliating; degrading; as, an ignominious judgment or sentence. Macaulay.
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