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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ig·no·min·y n.; pl. Ignominies
 1. Public disgrace or dishonor; reproach; infamy.
    Their generals have been received with honor after their defeat; yours with ignominy after conquest.   --Addison.
    Vice begins in mistake, and ends in ignominy.   --Rambler.
    Ignominy is the infliction of such evil as is made dishonorable, or the deprivation of such good as is made honorable by the Commonwealth.   --Hobbes.
 2. An act deserving disgrace; an infamous act.
 Syn: -- Opprobrium; reproach; dishonor.