HyperDic: ignominy

English > 1 sense of the word ignominy:
NOUNstateignominy, shame, disgracea state of dishonor
ignominy > pronunciation
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > ignominy: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of dishonor.
Example "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
Synonymsshame, disgrace
Narrowerhumiliationstate of disgrace or loss of self-respect
obloquy, opprobriumstate of disgrace resulting from public abuse
odiumstate of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior
reproachdisgrace or shame
Broaderdishonor, dishonourA state of shame or disgrace
Spanishdesgracia, deshonra, ignominia, sambenito, vergüenza
Catalanignomínia, vergonya
Adjectivesignominious(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

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