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Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being inglorious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state of being inglorious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being inglorious; want of fame or honor.

Etymologies

inglorious +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Well now that the tour is over, I can recount its glory and ingloriousness with the advantage of retrospect.

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  • Instead, it glorifies past film genres while simultaneously baring the general ingloriousness of war and the way that it is portrayed on film.

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  • Take a peek at the ingloriousness of it all, then explore the whole Tyler Stout collection ala the gallery right down there below!

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  • In the Tusculan Disputations he enumerates (V x 29) various things such as poverty, ingloriousness, loneliness, pain, ill health, etc., which many people (but not he: his own view is the Stoic one that virtue all by itself guarantees happiness) take to be bad things, and then says (V x 30, King 1927 pp. 454/455-456/457):

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  • They would have to rot there for eternity in everlasting ingloriousness.

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  • For will it not be a standing reminder of the _ingloriousness_ of war, its preposterous absurdity, and of its futility as a means of settling the affairs of nations?

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  • By no means; but ingloriousness, and slavery, and bonds, and every burdensome thing one can say.

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  • No preacher could persuade a thief of the practical ingloriousness of thieving, as Lotys could, -- and a prison chaplain, remonstrating with an assassin after his crime, was not half as much use to the State as Lotys, who could induce such an one to resign his murderous intent altogether, before he had so much as possessed himself of the necessary weapon.

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  • It was only when he saw plainly that no city was going to give him its adhesion, and that time was slipping by, that he made up his mind that a blow must be struck, failing which, he had nothing to expect save a vast ingloriousness, in place of his former fame.

    Hellenica

  • Is that joy and that glory but a comparative glory and a comparative joy? not such in itself, but such in comparison of the joylessness and the ingloriousness of this world?

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