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ignominious

Pronunciation: /ˌɪgnəˈmɪniəs/

Translation of ignominious in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [formal] ignominioso [formal]
    Example sentences
    • The prospect of ignominious home defeat loomed ever larger with the passing minutes, until those dramatic closing stages turned the tide.
    • Moreover, he ‘leads’ the team from ignominious to defeat to ignominious defeat.
    • An early intervention by elements of the US 24th Division resulted in an ignominious defeat.

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