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English adjective: inglorious

1. inglorious (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame


SamplesMan...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands.
An ignominious retreat.
Inglorious defeat.
An opprobrious monument to human greed.
A shameful display of cowardice.


Synonymsblack, disgraceful, ignominious, opprobrious, shameful


Similardishonorable, dishonourable


Antonymshonourable, honorable

2. inglorious not bringing honor and glory


SamplesSome mute inglorious Milton here may rest.


Similarobscure, unknown, unsung


See alsodishonorable, dishonourable, unknown


Antonymsglorious









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