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ignominy

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Noun
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ig=no=min=y

CIDE DICTIONARY

ignominyn. [L. ignominia ignominy (i.e., a deprivation of one's good name); in- not + nomen name: cf. F. ignominie. See In- not, and Name.].
  •  Public disgrace or dishonor; reproach; infamy.  [1913 Webster]
    "Their generals have been received with honor after their defeat; yours with ignominy after conquest."  [1913 Webster]
    "Vice begins in mistake, and ends in ignominy."  [1913 Webster]
    "Ignominy is the infliction of such evil as is made dishonorable, or the deprivation of such good as is made honorable by the Commonwealth."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An act deserving disgrace; an infamous act.
Syn. -- Opprobrium; reproach; dishonor.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ignominy, n.
1 dishonour, infamy.
2 archaic infamous conduct.

Etymology
F ignominie or L ignominia (as IN-(1), nomen name)

THESAURUS

ignominy

abomination, atrocity, chagrin, contempt, degradation, demotion, depluming, desecration, despite, discredit, disdain, disesteem, disgrace, dishonor, displuming, disrepute, ignobility, ignominiousness, infamousness, infamy, ingloriousness, loss of honor, mortification, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, pity, profanation, sacrilege, scandal, scorn, shame, terrible thing, violation

ROGET THESAURUS

ignominy

Disrepute

N disrepute, discredit, ill repute, bad repute, bad name, bad odor, bad favor, ill name, ill odor, ill favor, disapprobation, ingloriousness, derogation, abasement, debasement, abjectness, degradation, dedecoration, a long farewell to all my greatness, odium, obloquy, opprobrium, ignominy, dishonor, disgrace, shame, humiliation, scandal, baseness, vileness, turpitude, infamy, tarnish, taint, defilement, pollution, stain, blot, spot, blur, stigma, brand, reproach, imputation, slur, crying shame, burning shame, scandalum magnatum, badge of infamy, blot in one's escutcheon, bend sinister, bar sinister, champain, point champain, byword of reproach, Ichabod, argumentum ad verecundiam, sense of shame, disgraced, blown upon, shorn of its beams, shorn of one's glory, overcome, downtrodden, loaded with shame, in bad repute, out of repute, out of favor, out of fashion, out of countenance, at a discount, under a cloud, under an eclipse, unable to show one's face, in the shade, in the background, out at elbows, down at the elbows, down in the world, inglorious, nameless, renownless, obscure, unknown to fame, unnoticed, unnoted, unhonored, unglorified, shameful, disgraceful, discreditable, disreputable, despicable, questionable, unbecoming, unworthy, derogatory, degrading, humiliating, infra dignitatem, dedecorous, scandalous, infamous, too bad, unmentionable, ribald, opprobrious, errant, shocking, outrageous, notorious, ignominious, scrubby, dirty, abject, vile, beggarly, pitiful, low, mean, shabby base, to one's shame be it spoken, Int, fie!, shame!, for shame!, proh pudor!, O tempora!, O mores!, ough!, sic transit gloria mundi!.


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