ignominy
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) enPR: ĭgʹnə-mĭn'ē, IPA: /ˈɪɡnəˌmɪni/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɪɡnəˌmɪni/, /ˈɪɡnəməni/, /ɪɡˈnɑməni/
Noun

ignominy

  1. Great dishonor, shame, or humiliation.
    • a. 1994, Bill Watterson, Homicidal Psycho Jungle Cat, Andrews McMeel, ISBN 0-83621769-1, page 168:
      Calvin: Our great plan backfired and I'm the one who got soaked! Oh, the shame! The ignominy!
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