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IGNOMINY. Public disgrace, infamy, reproach, dishonor. Ignominy is the opposite of esteem. Wolff, Sec. 145. See Infamy.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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All crimes against the state, are punished here with the utmost severity; but, if the person accused makes his innocence plainly to appear upon his trial, the accuser is immediately put to an ignominious death; and out of his goods or lands the innocent person is quadruply recompensed for the loss of his time, for the danger he underwent, for the hardship of his imprisonment, and for all the charges he has been at in making his defence; or, if that fund be deficient, it is largely supplied by the crown.
The great emporium of its commerce, the great reservoir of its wealth, lies every moment at the mercy of events, and may almost be regarded as a hostage for ignominious compliances with the dictates of a foreign enemy, or even with the rapacious demands of pirates and barbarians.
But, no; on reflection, the procureur was not a merciless man; and it was not the magistrate, slave to his duties, but the friend, the loyal friend, who roughly but firmly cut into the very core of the corruption; it was not the executioner, but the surgeon, who wished to withdraw the honor of Danglars from ignominious association with the disgraced young man they had presented to the world as their son-in-law.
The ignominious and sudden end of the much publicized Operation Sankalp raises eyebrows about the capability and capacity of the Indian Navy to become a regional policeman in the Indian Ocean Region.
The Brig O'Lea boss is still reeling from the side's ignominious exit from the Sectional League Cup without a win to their name.
Lajcak especially stressed the issue of separating children based on ethnicity in the so called two-schools-under-one-roof system, saying that such a practice is ignominious.
A challenging Premier League season came to an ignominious end on Sunday as relegated Cardiff won 2-0 at a shell-shocked Old Trafford.
My 78-year-old mother grew up in Detroit being told by her father which famous people should be faulted for their ignominious behavior during the Holocaust.
But the recent protests over road safety can easily be the most ignominious she has faced in over 40 years as a politician.
Zimbabwe's response never got going, and they were lucky to avoid a few other ignominious records when they were bowled out in the 43Rd over for 155.
The holding company of the Tata Group, Tata Sons has raised strong objections to a May 21 article titled 'Harvard Business School's Ignominious Gift from Tata Trusts' in The Daily Caller, a conservative American news and opinion website.