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- 1. black, disgraceful, ignominious, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful, dishonorable (vs. honorable), dishonourable
- usage: (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"
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See also: ignominious (Dictionary)