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Definitions of inglorious

  1. INGLORIOUSNESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  2. INGLORIOUSLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3. Shameful; disgraceful; ignominious; as, inglorious flight, defeat, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Not glorious; without honor: shameful. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Not glorious; not distinguished. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. Marked by failure or disgrace; without glory. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Not bringing honour; shameful; disgraceful. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Not bringing honour, glory, or fame; mean; disgraceful. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for inglorious

  1. The Duke of Guise, having been dismissed with the pontiff's assurance that he had done little for the interests of his sovereign, less for the protection of the Church, and least of all for his own reputation, set forth with all speed for Civita Vecchia, to do what he could upon the Flemish frontier to atone for his inglorious campaign in Italy. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  2. So far as I was concerned, it was an inglorious campaign- twice in a hospital, and some months in a prison camp. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
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