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  • adj. Obsolete form of inglorious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Inglorious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not glorious; bringing no glory or honor; inglorious.

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Examples

  • The unglorious feeling of killing a man for the first time, the fate of bodies and smell of death, the youthful fire of marines versus the hauntings of the same people as older men, and the alien nature of that war.

    Where we won the War we started by almost losing it

  • The end was rather unglorious as upstart Old Dominion turned on the defense and turned off Harangody, whose final legacy is to have scored the final basketball of a 51-50 first round defeat in the NCAA Tournament.

    Notre Dame - Team Notes

  • If you have US citizenship, a college degree and a willingness to take on a really unglorious position, the government is always hiring …

    Superhero Nation: how to write superhero novels and comic books » Beat your writer’s block, NaNoWriMo authors!

  • The question Bowles-Simpson throws on the table is this: Do you want to continue to live with a tax system erected on " tax breaks " — from the mortgage deduction and personal exemption down through all the cats-and-dogs expenditures concocted inside the Beltway ' s unglorious Gucci Gulch?

    8-14-23 or Fight!

  • Even if that wasn't the reason why he died, he managed to live a whopping 92 years on this earth, it seems rather unglorious to be snuffed out like that.

    Little Linkie Love

  • ScreenDaily has posted an interesting article today that mentions that producer Don Carmody is trying to get the cult classic theatrical play Evil Dead: The Musical translated to the big screen in unglorious 3D.

    Evil Dead: The Musical Coming to the Big Screen in 3D?! « FirstShowing.net

  • My somewhat unglorious job included fetching her lunch from the deli across the street or typing personalized renewal letters for her magazine.

    Hot Prospects

  • Both militias excel in sectarian warfare and killing, and we remember their unglorious records from the 1980s when they terrorized Beirut.

    Saturday, May 31, 2008

  • In December 1945, eight months after the end of the fighting in Europe, the life of the master of mobile warfare came to an unglorious end when his chauffeured limousine collided with a U.S. Army truck on a German road.22

    The Prize

  • What honor was there, after all, in the defeat of a weak and unglorious opponent?

    Memorial Day

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