Examples of ignominy in a Sentence
She had to endure the ignominy of being forced to resign.
the small ignominies that are a part of everyone's life
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The filmmakers use a succession of those straight-to-the-camera sequences as counterpoint to a smart and painfully funny narrative that follows Tonya from childhood through celebrity to ignominy and beyond.
The final ingredient in this ignominy stew was McCarthy selling out those players who came to Lambeau Field with their work boots on by stubbornly refusing to remove his quarterback from a 16-0 loss that dropped the team to 7-8.
For the past decade, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Los Angeles Rams have been partners in NFL ignominy.
But, for the descendants of those who arrived on the Clotilda, some of those difficulties are erased by the short time span that elapsed between arrival and emancipation, and the ship’s ignominy as the last of its kind.
For her part, Leonie often seems mortified by Jojo’s very existence, which functions as a source of ignominy, a constant indictment of her maternal failures.
But these are also the schools that have, in one way or another, put their fans through some public ignominy to get there.
But in the heightened environment of the playoffs, a sprint where any one decision can make the difference between the immortality of a championship and the ignominy of failure, the job changes entirely.
Whether Farrow's mode of transport was Uber, a Yellow Cab or the subway, the road to ultimate public relations ignominy for NBC likely included vaguely defensible ambiguity.
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Synonymsdiscredit, disesteem, dishonor, disrepute, disgrace, infamy, obloquy, odium, opprobrium, reproach, shame
Antonymsesteem, honor, respect
Related Wordsscandal; contempt, despite, disdain, scorn; deprecation, disapprobation, disapproval, disfavor; abasement, debasement, debasing, degradation, dust, humbling, humiliation; blot, brand, shadow, slur, smirch, spot, stain, stigma, taint
Near Antonymsadmiration, appreciation, estimation, regard; awe, fear, reverence; fame, glory, renown, repute
Synonym Discussion of ignominy
- sent home in disgrace
- preferred death to life with dishonor
- a once proud name fallen into disrepute
- a day that lives in infamy
- the ignominy of being arrested
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