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ignominious
used in Frankenstein

5 uses
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Definition
deserving or bringing disgrace or shame — typically in reference to behavior or character
  • Little did I then expect the calamity that was in a few moments to overwhelm me and extinguish in horror and despair all fear of ignominy or death.
    Chapter 20 (99% in)
ignominy = disgrace
  • Justine also was a girl of merit and possessed qualities which promised to render her life happy; now all was to be obliterated in an ignominious grave, and I the cause!
    Chapter 8 (4% in)
  • ignominious = bringing disgrace or shame
  • Could the demon who had (I did not for a minute doubt) murdered my brother also in his hellish sport have betrayed the innocent to death and ignominy?
    Chapter 8 (47% in)
  • ignominy = shame or disgrace
  • Dear lady, I had none to support me; all looked on me as a wretch doomed to ignominy and perdition.
    Chapter 8 (70% in)
  • ignominy = shame or disgrace
  • I soon shall see you again in heaven, where we shall all be happy; and that consoles me, going as I am to suffer ignominy and death.
    Chapter 8 (73% in)
ignominy = shame or disgrace
There are no more uses of "ignominious" in Frankenstein.

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