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ignominious
used in Catch-22

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Definition
deserving or bringing disgrace or shame — typically in reference to behavior or character
  • There was a huge, giddy crowd of men who were avid for any diversion, but the cat turned chicken the moment Yossarian released him and fled from Hungry Joe ignominiously like a yellow dog.
    Chapter 12 — Bologna (99% in)
  • It was a familiar, ignominious experience, and his opinion of himself was low.
    Chapter 20 — Corporal Whitcomb (3% in)

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