Adjective(1) (used of conduct or character(2) not bringing honor and glory
(1) It was two of our southern neighbours, with only the most tangential connections to this country, who saved the manager and arguably the inflicting of one of the worst embarrassments in our long and inglorious football history.(2) It is a close call as to which incident from our long and inglorious international past has done more damage to the country's collective psyche.(3) His women reflect ├ö├ç├┐silences├ö├ç├û that represent ├ö├ç├┐mute inglorious beings├ö├ç├û whose waking hours are a struggle for survival.(4) During the two inglorious years preceding the Emergency, the country had seemed on the verge of a catastrophe.(5) Modern improvements in the means for the diffusion of knowledge have not brought about the millennium, but they have reduced the old statecraft to a condition of inglorious futility.(6) If it happens, it will be an inglorious first in Indian hockey history.(7) Byron's inglorious season sunk to new depths on Sunday with 82-6 and 76-6 losses to South Grafton in first and reserve grades.(8) The life of the powerful wonderworker would have ended in ignoble solitude and inglorious obscurity.(9) But the problem is clearly institutional and not at all limited to his inglorious tenure.(10) Yet alongside these inglorious examples, America also has a tradition of waging war for honorable reasons that it could offer to the world as legitimate grounds for making war.(11) I've written before of an earlier generation of MPs who were unabashed propagandists for Stalin, and there is an inglorious tradition of Labour MPs who serve the propaganda interests of despotism.(12) ├ö├ç├┐Threw it away years ago,├ö├ç├û Bond shrugs, an inglorious admission he mutters into a year's growth of beard.(13) But there is a chance that he may still have useful information, and that when the adrenalin wears off after an inglorious period in jail he could divulge it; he certainly won't if he is dead.(14) There were tanks and armored personnel carriers on the streets, and checkpoints manned by young soldiers, cold and miserable under the inglorious Polish December.(15) Even the executioner, once an inglorious and shadowy person, became just a regular state employee.(16) I cannot recall another such memorial which so succinctly embraces the horror, waste and inglorious squalor of its theme.
(1) inglorious :: inglorious
1. shameful ::
2. dishonorable ::
3. ignominious ::
4. discreditable ::
5. disgraceful ::
6. scandalous ::
7. humiliating ::
10. ignoble ::
11. undignified ::
12. wretched ::
13. shabby ::
Different Formsinglorious, ingloriously
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