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.

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