Definition of Ignominiousness

1. Noun. Unworthiness meriting public disgrace and dishonor.

Exact synonyms: Disgracefulness, Shamefulness
Generic synonyms: Unworthiness
Specialized synonyms: Scandalousness
Derivative terms: Disgraceful, Ignominious, Shameful, Shameful



Definition of Ignominiousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ignominiousness

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ignitrons
ignivomous
ignobilities
ignobility
ignoble
ignobleness
ignoblenesses
ignobler
ignoblest
ignobly
ignomies
ignominies
ignominious
ignominiously
ignominiousness (current term)
ignominous
ignominy
ignomy
ignorable
ignorami
ignoramus
ignoramuses
ignorance
ignorance is bliss
ignorances
ignorant
ignorantest
ignorantism
ignorantisms

Literary usage of Ignominiousness

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1. Queen Elizabeth by Jacob Abbott (1917)
"... came the Reformation in England. The Catholics reproach us, and, it must be confessed, with some justice, with the ignominiousness of its ®rigin. ..."

2. Plymouth Pulpit: Sermons Preached in Plymouth Church, Brooklyn by Henry Ward Beecher (1875)
"The ignominiousness of our conception of peace is shown in this—that it is supposed to be merely absence vf suffering. Sleep is supposed to be peace-bearing ..."

3. The Chinese Recorder (1906)
"They hate disgrace and shame, exposure, and the ignominiousness of loss more than the loss itself. This has become a very tender spot in the Chinese ..."

4. Yale Yarns: Sketches of Life at Yale University by John Seymour Wood (1903)
"... seemed to feel the ignominiousness of the behavior of his fellow-men very keenly. " And—she wants you to dance with her at the Prom.," said Nelson. ..."

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