Today’s word of the day is ‘Ignominy.’ Let us understand more about this word.
ignominy [ ig-nuh-min-ee ]
1. a disgraceful character or act
2. great humiliation, dishonour or public contempt
3. shameful conduct
Ignominy [ IG-nuh’-min-ee ]
What is this word’s grammar?
The word is a noun.
How is the word pronounced in popular languages?
1. Hindi – badanaamee
2. Spanish – ignominia
3. French – ignominie
4. Chinese – Bùmíng
How to use this word in a sentence?
1. He had to bear the ignominy of a dishonourable discharge from the army.
2. Three Labour MPs and a Conservative peer were made to suffer the ignominy of sitting in the high security dock of a courtroom as they made a historic appearance before a magistrate.
The Telegraph, ‘Expenses fraud’ MPs forced to sit in the dock during the historic court appearance, Gordon Rayner, 12 March 2010.
What are some synonyms of the word of the day?
Some synonyms of the word are:
baseness, disgrace, lowness, meanness, sordidness etc
What are some antonyms of the word of the day?
Some antonyms of the word are:
Whatever ignominy or disgrace we have incurred, it is almost always in our power to reestablish our reputation.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
HOW WILL I COPE WITH THIS IGNOMINY?
— Medic (@MedicCasts) October 2, 2020
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