The Word Nerd: Word of the Day

Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Today word is ignominious. adjective. Marked with or characterized by disgrace or shame: dishonorable.
Deserving of shame or infamy: Despicable.
Humiliating. Degrading.
Definition courtesy of Merriam-Webster.

After devouring the entire tin of cookies and all of the vanilla ice cream, I suffered an ignominious punishment at the dinner table.


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