from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Ignominious; disgraceful.
  • adjective Not famous; obscure.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not glorious; without fame or renown; obscure.
  • Dishonorable; disgraceful; ignominious.
  • Synonyms Undistinguished, unhonored.
  • Discreditable, disreputable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Not glorious; not bringing honor or glory; not accompanied with fame, honor, or celebrity; obscure; humble.
  • adjective Shameful; disgraceful; ignominious

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Ignominious; disgraceful; not famous; obscure.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not bringing honor and glory
  • adjective (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame


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