|1.||[ adjective ] (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame|
|Synonyms:||inglorious disgraceful ignominious opprobrious black|
"an ignominious retreat" "inglorious defeat" "an opprobrious monument to human greed" "a shameful display of cowardice"
|2.||[ adjective ] giving offense to moral sensibilities and injurious to reputation|
|Synonyms:||scandalous shocking disgraceful|
"scandalous behavior" "the wicked rascally shameful conduct of the bankrupt"- Thackeray "the most shocking book of its time"