Synonyms for Ignominious:
black, opprobrious, inglorious, shameful, disgraceful.
embarrassing, discreditable, dishonorable, shameful, inglorious, disgraceful.
nasty, contemptible, mean, vile, rotten, despicable.
sordid, undignified, revolting, repulsive, boorish, unbecoming, colloquial, inelegant, animal, garish, low, degraded, base, coarse, homespun, unrefined, tawdry, profane, chintzy, in bad taste, brutish, sleazy, rough, unseemly, cheap, tactless, common, clumsy, indelicate, rude, vulgar, brazen, cockney, idiomatic, raw, outlandish, rank, unpolished, crass, glaring, coarse-grained, ignoble, scandalous, crude, broad, obscene, offensive, barbaric, shameless, earthy, tasteless, barnyard, gaudy, philistine, gross, depraved, graceless, ill-bred, salty.
n.humiliating, awkward, guilty, unfortunate, painful, embarrassed. mean. discreditable, disreputable, respect. •humiliating (noun)
opprobrious, disgraceful, black, inglorious, shameful, dishonourable, dishonorable.
humiliating, discreditable. unfortunate, embarrassed. disreputable, embarrassing, painful. guilty, awkward. •small-minded
•Other relevant words:
inglorious, awkward, disreputable, painful, vile, mean, humiliating, black, opprobrious, shameful, embarrassed, nasty, dishonourable, rotten, disgraceful, embarrassing, discreditable, unfortunate, contemptible, despicable, dishonorable.
Usage examples for ignominious
By daybreak he was descried in full retreat, and was hotly pursued by the English and Dutch from the city, who drove the great Alexander and his legions before them in ignominious flight. – History of the United Netherlands, 1586-89, Vol. II. Complete by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009
Because they declared, even at Athens, the seat of learning and refinement, the self- evident truth, that " they be no gods that are made with men's hands," and exposed to the Grecians the foolishness of worldly wisdom, and the impossibility of salvation but through Christ, whom they despised on account of the ignominious death he died. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society