Definition of 'ignominious'
Example sentences containing 'ignominious'
The ignominious end does not mean he leaves no legacy.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Its life looks set for an ignominious end.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Both operations ended in ignominious withdrawal.The British way in Warfare - 1688-2000 (1990) The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995) Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2013) BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)
More than a century of proud history will soon come to an ignominious end when these mutually owned lenders are subsumed into larger rivals.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The buyout is an ignominious end for a business that once employed 30,000 people and was synonymous with doorstep deliveries of milk.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He has won six games in a row, most of them after playing so badly that his team seemed to be heading for ignominious defeat.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Four of the top 16 players made an ignominious exit from the Ladbrokes.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This ignominious defeat underlines the club's urgent need to sign a striker before the transfer window closes on Thursday.Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
The man who handed over the Ashes to England for the first time in a generation stood on the threshold of another ignominious defeat yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
But he will also recall that his first Test match as captain proper ended in ignominious defeat in Jamaica and sympathy was in short supply then.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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