If you describe an experience or action as ignominious, you mean it is embarrassing because it shows a great lack of success.
...their ignominious defeat...
ignominiously adv ADV with v
Their soldiers had to retreat ignominiously after losing hundreds of lives.
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
abject, despicable, discreditable, disgraceful, dishonourable, disreputable, humiliating, indecorous, inglorious, mortifying, scandalous, shameful, sorry, undignified
creditable, honourable, reputable, worthy
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