ignominious


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meriting or causing shame or dishonor

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(used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame

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Abandoned by his conservative allies across Europe, the PM faces an ignominious defeat if Luxembourger Jean-Claude Juncker is installed as Europe's top bureaucrat.
Henry endured a similarly ignominious exit with France at the 2002 World Cup - four years after winning the tournament on home soil.
President Rajapaksa has stated that the incident is reminiscent of a particularly ignominious chapter in Sri Lanka's own recent history, when the LTTE carried out a systematic and forcible recruitment campaign of children to its "Baby Brigade" and coerced them into taking up arms against the Government.
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McNamara's axing of Rangi Chase, in favour of forgotten man Gareth Widdop, will either prove to be a masterstroke or bring to an ignominious end his four-year tenure.
McNamara's sensational axing of Rangi Chase in favour of forgotten man Gareth Widdop will either prove to be a masterstroke or bring an ignominious end to his four-year reign.
Rohani's previous three nominees for the post--generally viewed as the least important cabinet position--all went down to ignominious defeat.
Youngsters will also appreciate such ignominious nuggets as Edward II being killed by a red hot poker in his bottom and George II dying on the toilet.
HIS Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa last night condemned the heinous and ignominious terror act that targeted a mosque and worshippers in West Riffa.
Summary: London: Much-maligned striker Fernando Torres rescued FA Cup holders Chelsea from an ignominious fourth-round exit .
Johannesburg, Jan 26( ANI ): South Africa fast bowler Ryan McLaren hit a six off the last ball to help Proteas avoid an ignominious home one-day international series defeat against New Zealand, as the hosts won the last match by one wicket at Potchefstroom.
Summary: Greece has overcome the danger of an ignominious euro exit, but it must stay the course of tough reforms to avoid a "relapse", Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said Sunday.
At times, Pant depicts Ravan as a talented king who paints and plays the flute, and who had an ignominious fall because of his arrogance.
It has been probably the most ignominious conflict in modern history, wasting so very many lives and resources.
City's administrative structure has been unsettled by the ignominious demise of chief executive Garry Cook.