In*glo"ri*ous (?), a. [L. inglorious; pref. in- not + gloria glory, fame: cf. F. inglorieux. See Glory.]

1.

Not glorious; not bringing honor or glory; not accompanied with fame, honor, or celebrity; obscure; humble; as, an inglorious life of ease.

Shak.

My next desire is, void of care and strife, To lead a soft, secure, inglorious life. Dryden.

Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest. Gray.

2.

Shameful; disgraceful; ignominious; as, inglorious flight, defeat, etc.

Inglorious shelter in an alien land. J. Philips.

 

© Webster 1913.

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