- shameful; disgraceful: inglorious retreat.
- not famous or honored.
Origin of inglorious
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Antonyms for inglorious
Related Words for ingloriousblameworthy, contemptible, degrading, detestable, dishonorable, disreputable, ignoble, ignominious, offensive, reprehensible, shameful, unworthy
Examples from the Web for inglorious
Contemporary Examples of inglorious
The press coverage evoked memories of the inglorious end to Sanford's two terms as an obstructionist governor.Mark Sanford’s Formidable Opponent: Stephen Colbert’s Sister
April 29, 2013
Historical Examples of inglorious
Physical love is only inglorious when it is regarded ingloriously.The Truth About Woman
C. Gasquoine Hartley
But outside, and against assaults that were inglorious, what protection had she?A Spirit in Prison
She had come to as inglorious an end as her victim, the Pegasus.
The peaceful path in life was, then, in her estimate, the inglorious one.The O'Donoghue
Charles James Lever
They are weary of their monotonous, inactive, inglorious life.Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women
George Sumner Weaver
- without courage or glory; dishonourable, shameful, or disgraceful
- unknown or obscure