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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That’s a kind of ignominy Cersei fought hard to protect her three children from.
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.
From his Gilded Age peak, Grant plunged and plunged, past mere mediocrity to ignominy.
By contrast, Athletic Bilbao suffered the ignominy of a 1-0 home reverse to Ukrainians Zorya Luhansk with Aritz Aduriz, Inaki Williams and the rest floundering as the Basque team failed to score at home in Europe for the first time since 2014.
The North American Soccer League confirmed reports that U.S. Soccer, the national governing body, has denied its application to retain second division status – sending it to the ignominy of the sport’s third tier and, perhaps, extinction.
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.
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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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