(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame;
"Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"
"an ignominious retreat"
"an opprobrious monument to human greed"
"a shameful display of cowardice"
- The waste is one kind of ignominious behavior.
- The conspiracy frittered away to an ignominious conclusion.
- He made one mistake and his career came to an ignominious end.
- There is a long, ignominious tradition in this nation of violence toward newcomers.
The lamentable gulf between the prophesied glory and the ignominious fact.出自： A. Mason