Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: ignominy
IPA transcription: ['ɪɡnoʊm,ɪni]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: shame, disgrace, ignominy
    Meaning: a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
Usage examples
  • To our boyish feelings (to mine especially) there was no ignominy like it, while it lasted.
  • This preparation for bonds, and the additional ignominy it inferred, took a little of the excitement out of me.