Definition Of ignominious
deserving or causing public disgrace or shame.
no other party risked ignominious defeat
Example Of ignominious
After Germany's ignominious defeat in World War I, Hitler made Germans feel good for ten years, anyway.
An early intervention by elements of the US 24th Division resulted in an ignominious defeat.
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.
At what point do we take that ignominious , shabby route down from the moral high ground to defend a Labour government?
Books, in fact, provide some of the best examples of this ignominious protectionist tendency in Irish history, North and South.