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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ignominy mean? 

  The noun IGNOMINY has 1 sense:

1. a state of dishonor

  Familiarity information: IGNOMINY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1ignominy [BACK TO TOP]


A state of dishonor

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs


disgrace; ignominy; shame

Context examples:

one mistake brought shame to all his family / suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

Hypernyms ("ignominy" is a kind of...):

dishonor; dishonour (a state of shame or disgrace)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "ignominy"):

humiliation (state of disgrace or loss of self-respect)

obloquy; opprobrium (state of disgrace resulting from public abuse)

odium (state of disgrace resulting from detestable behavior)

reproach (disgrace or shame)

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