Definition Of ignominy


public shame or disgrace.

the ignominy of being imprisoned

Example Of ignominy

  • All this ignominy heaped on us and we are still unrepentant?

  • Barrie himself was childless, his own joyless marriage to Mary Ansell, a beautiful actress, ending in public ignominy when his wife had an affair.

  • But he has gone quietly knowing that he will get a nice cushion of more than a million pounds compensation to soften any ignominy .

  • But if you really must chew, a few ground rules should keep you this side of social ignominy .

  • English soccer hordes have brought disgrace to themselves, contempt on their nation and ignominy to those who try, fitfully, to govern them.

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