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ignominy
(n)
ig-NOM-i-nee
Meaning

deep disgrace; shame; dishonor

1st Sample Sentence

Not only did the party lose the election, but the prime minister suffered the ignominy of losing his own seat in parliament.

Root

in (not)#nomen nominis (name) (Latin)

Synonyms

ignominy, notoriety, opprobrium, stigma

Antonyms

renown

Mnemonics

IGNO (IGNORE)+miny (enemy). so YOU ignore your enemy because you have a DEEP DISGRACE FOR HIM. Ignominy=Ignore+Me so if you ignore me i will fell dishonour, disgrace and shame ignominy = igno + mini; igno = ignorable why? because its mini = small so to ignore someone because s/he is small is shameful and dishonarable for that person so ignominy = deep disgrace. ignominy: i+ GNOME +ny. when i am gnome (dwarf) i feel shamefull or humiliation

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