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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ig·no·mi·ny /ˈɪgnəˌmɪni, məni ||ɪgˈnɑməni/

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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a state of dishonor; "one mistake brought shame to all his
          family"; "suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison"
          [syn: shame, disgrace]