Inglorious

In*glo"ri*ous

(?), a. [L. inglorious; pref. in- not + gloria glory, fame: cf. F. inglorieux. See Glory.]
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1. Not glorious; not bringing honor or glory; not accompanied with fame, honor, or celebrity; obscure; humble; as, an inglorious life of ease. Shak.
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My next desire is, void of care and strife,
To lead a soft, secure, inglorious life.
Dryden.
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Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest.
Gray.
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2. Shameful; disgraceful; ignominious; as, inglorious flight, defeat, etc.
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Inglorious shelter in an alien land.
J. Philips.
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