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Loss of one's reputation; shame; dishonor.
The civilization was composed over the years based upon the ignominy of the birth givers.
by Larstait November 14, 2003
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A word that is used to indicate that you want to get high with the person you are conversing with. Placed in conversation randomly, it will not make sense to anyone else listening to the conversation.
1. "Cathy did very well on her test today. I wonder if, ignominy, she beat Larry."

2. "Ignominy bro, ignominy."

3. "I want to get so ignominy that I just sit on my couch and laugh at the ceiling."
by Halik February 17, 2012
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A word used far too many times in the Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne, a book in which everyone speaks like they had just finished writing a copy of the King James Bible. It basically means public shame or disgrace.
"By bringing me hither, to die this death of triumphant ignominy before the people! Had either of these agonies been wanting, I had been lost forever."
by notedcharioteer October 03, 2019
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