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ignominious
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
deserving or bringing disgrace or shame — typically in reference to behavior or character
  • Meantime tea was to be brought in by the cook, and the two naughty children were to have theirs in an ignominious manner in the kitchen.
    1.10 -- Book 1 Chapter 10 -- Maggie Behaves Worse Than She Expected (76% in)
  • He meant to be friendly, but Maggie felt convinced that Tom was rejoicing in her ignominy.
    1.7 -- Book 1 Chapter 7 -- Enter the Aunts and Uncles (70% in)

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