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  • adv. in an ignominious manner

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an ignominious manner; disgracefully; shamefully; ingloriously.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an ignominious manner; so as to impart or incur disgrace; degradingly; basely.

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

  • adv. in a dishonorable manner or to a dishonorable degree


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  • But in reverse, he lost the title ignominiously to Ukraine's Vitali Klistchko in September.


  • The Marchese would have cast him into a dungeon; but, at the earnest request of his rival, he was not detained, but thrust ignominiously from the villa.

    Ferdinando Eboli

  • It was a terrible thing to contemplate: the wreck of her son's happiness, the Prussian disgraced and driven from their doors, the wife, too, thrust forth upon the street and her name ignominiously placarded on the walls, as had been threatened would be done with any woman who should dishonor herself with a

    The Downfall

  • But the last few hours had developed several surprising internal and external phenomena, which impressed upon me the fact that if I didn't make a masterly retreat very soon, I should tumble down somewhere, and have to be borne ignominiously from the field.

    Hospital Sketches

  • Haye's feud with the dominant Klitschko siblings is ongoing, having lost his WBA heavyweight title ignominiously to IBF/WBO champion Wladimir in Hamburg last July before setting his sights on a shot at WBC champion Vitali.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • But the question, as Mr. Phillips puts it in his introduction to "Holy Warriors," is this: Why does something that happened 900 years ago, and that ended "ignominiously," "resonate so powerfully across the modern world"?

    Rescuers, Not Invaders

  • The life that is in you cries out that it must live, no matter what the cost; so you live ignominiously, untrue to the best you dream of, sinning against your whole pitiful little code, and, if there were a hell, heading your soul straight for it.

    Chapter 16

  • They harangued him for his fall, sneered and jeered at him, rooted him about contemptuously with their feet, made a hollow in the sand out of which he could not roll and desposited him in it on his back, his four tied legs sticking ignominiously in the air above him.


  • But she thrust him ignominiously away and behind her.

    The Law of Meat

  • "Give me the money or I shoot my foot!" and other political theories of education reform Sherman Dorn: "If I had a crystal ball, I would guess this trial balloon will sink ignominiously by the end of the summer"...

    Alexander Russo: Why Duncan Waiver Proposal Isn't Breaking NCLB Logjam


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