Ignominy in a Sentence

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Definition of Ignominy

public shame or disgrace

Use Ignominy in a sentence

  1. After being confronted about the theft, the official left the room in ignominy.

  2. Our team has to face the ignominy of a long losing streak.

  3. Because he was given a dishonorable discharge from the military, Carl had no choice but to return home in ignominy.

  4. Once upon a time, if you were an unwed mother, you were viewed as a source of ignominy.

  5. The convict displayed remorse for the ignominy he caused his loved ones.

  6. Unsure as to whether or not she could face the ignominy of being demoted, Karen quit her job.

  7. The incriminating pictures brought ignominy to the celebrity.

  8. I cannot believe ignominy caused the man to take his own life!

  9. Caleb’s many extra-marital affairs brought ignominy to his wife.

  10. While he was once loved and respected, he now walks in ignominy.

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Ignominy synonyms

disgrace, shame, humiliation, contempt, dishonor, embarrassment, belittlement

Ignominy antonyms

esteem, honor, admiration