GRE Word List

IGNOMINY

deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat

The meaning of the word ignominy is deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat.

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