(?), n.;
pl. Ignominies (#).
[L. ignominia ignominy (i.e., a deprivation of one's good name); in- not + nomen name: cf. F. ignominie. See In- not, and Name.] 1. Public disgrace or dishonor; reproach; infamy.
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Their generals have been received with honor after their defeat; yours with ignominy after conquest.
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Vice begins in mistake, and ends in ignominy.
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Ignominy is the infliction of such evil as is made dishonorable, or the deprivation of such good as is made honorable by the Commonwealth.
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2. An act deserving disgrace; an infamous act.

Syn. -- Opprobrium; reproach; dishonor.
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