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

 ig·no·min·i·ous /ˌɪgnəˈmɪniəs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ig·no·min·i·ous a.
 1. Marked with ignominy; incurring public disgrace; dishonorable; shameful.
 Then first with fear surprised and sense of pain,
 Fled ignominious.   --Milton.
 2. Deserving ignominy; despicable.
    One single, obscure, ignominious projector.   --Swift.
 3. Humiliating; degrading; as, an ignominious judgment or sentence.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing
            disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his
            blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic
            islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat";
            "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human
            greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice" [syn: black,
             disgraceful, inglorious, opprobrious, shameful]