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

 in·glo·ri·ous /(ˌ)ɪnˈgloriəs, ˈglɔr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·glo·ri·ous a.
 1. Not glorious; not bringing honor or glory; not accompanied with fame, honor, or celebrity; obscure; humble; as, an inglorious life of ease.
 My next desire is, void of care and strife,
 To lead a soft, secure, inglorious life.   --Dryden.
    Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest.   --Gray.
 2. Shameful; disgraceful; ignominious; as, inglorious flight, defeat, etc.
    Inglorious shelter in an alien land.   --J. Philips.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (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, ignominious, opprobrious, shameful]
      2: not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton
         here may rest" [syn: dishonorable] [ant: glorious]