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ignominious

  
  
If you describe an experience or action as ignominious, you mean it is embarrassing because it shows a great lack of success.  
FORMAL      adj   (=humiliating)  
...their ignominious defeat...     
  ignominiously      adv   ADV with v  
Their soldiers had to retreat ignominiously after losing hundreds of lives.     
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ignominious

  
  
abject, despicable, discreditable, disgraceful, dishonourable, disreputable, humiliating, indecorous, inglorious, mortifying, scandalous, shameful, sorry, undignified  
  
Antonyms     
   creditable, honourable, reputable, worthy  

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