What is another word for ignominious?

489 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ ˌɪɡnəmˈɪnɪəs], [ ˌɪɡnəmˈɪnɪəs], [ ˌɪ_ɡ_n_ə_m_ˈɪ_n_ɪ__ə_s]

Ignominious is a word that describes something shameful, humiliating or disgraceful. Some synonyms that can be used instead of ignominious include dishonorable, disreputable, embarrassing, inglorious, disgraceful, humiliating, and shameful. These words are generally used to describe actions or events that are disrespectful or degrading to a person's character, status, or reputation. Some other synonyms that are commonly used for ignominious include infamous, scandalous, shameful and degrading. Depending on the context in which the word is used, each of these synonyms can have a slightly different meaning or connotation, but they all generally convey a sense of shame or disgrace.

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What are the opposite words for ignominious?

Ignominious is an adjective used to describe something that is shameful or embarrassing. It is a term that is often used to describe something or someone who is disgraceful or dishonorable. Antonyms for ignominious include words such as honorable, respectable, and dignified. These words are often used to describe individuals or actions that are highly regarded and admired, as opposed to those that are scorned or ridiculed. Other antonyms for ignominious include words such as prestigious, reputable, and esteemed. These words reflect a sense of honor and admiration, which is the opposite of the underlying sense of shame and dishonor that is associated with ignominious.

Usage examples for Ignominious

Then had come Jack Oglander's mad act and its awful consequences, and even this had helped Dick Wantele further to obliterate the memory of his own ignominious secret.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
ignominious failure to save the brave boys who are not cowardly enough to be deterred from doing wrong by beating has taught nothing to some teachers.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
Lord John informed the Government that he, for his part, would oppose any such measure as an ignominious capitulation to a foolish outcry.
"Lady-John-Russell"
MacCarthy, Desmond

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