Adjective(1) (used of conduct or character
(1) An early intervention by elements of the US 24th Division resulted in an ignominious defeat.(2) Impressively, in a short time you succeeded where Soviet peace efforts struggled for ten years before giving up in ignominious failure.(3) Council sporting officials thought children could be psychologically damaged by the trauma of an ignominious drubbing at the hands of more gifted players.(4) The prospect of ignominious home defeat loomed ever larger with the passing minutes, until those dramatic closing stages turned the tide.(5) At what point do we take that ignominious , shabby route down from the moral high ground to defend a Labour government?(6) At one stage the European No 1 was in the ignominious position of propping up the field in 60th place, but his rally at the end restored some dignity.(7) However it has not been plain sailing for the American since his arrival at Meadowbank last month in wake of the Scots' ignominious start to the BBL season.(8) Moreover, he ├ö├ç├┐leads├ö├ç├û the team from ignominious to defeat to ignominious defeat.(9) While Scotland will be nervous of repeating their previous ignominious performance, at least Vogts' men will have their supporters behind them.(10) After Germany's ignominious defeat in World War I, Hitler made Germans feel good for ten years, anyway.(11) But once developed and utilized, it is a tool that can make the difference between glorious victory, and ignominious defeat.(12) Why then has the Nice treaty ratification ended in such ignominious defeat?(13) This tradition was unduly neglected for decades, especially after what was seen as its ignominious defeat in the later Imperial period.(14) Books, in fact, provide some of the best examples of this ignominious protectionist tendency in Irish history, North and South.(15) This joke has an ignominious history in my own life.(16) U.S. forces completed an ignominious withdrawal from bases in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
1. humiliating ::
2. undignified ::
3. embarrassing ::
5. ignoble ::
6. inglorious ::
7. disgraceful ::
8. shameful ::
9. dishonorable ::
10. discreditable ::
1. honorable ::
2. reputable ::
3. respectable ::
Different Formsignominious, ignominiously
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