Ig`no*min"i*ous (?), a. [L. ignominiosus: cf. F. ignominieux.]

1.

Marked with ignominy; in curring public disgrace; dishonorable; shameful.

Then first with fear surprised and sense of pain, Fled ignominious. Milton.

2.

Deserving ignominy; despicable.

One single, obscure, ignominious projector. Swift.

3.

Humiliating; degrading; as, an ignominious judgment or sentence.

Macaulay.

 

© Webster 1913.

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