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1. Ignominious; disgraceful: Napoleon's inglorious end.
2. Not famous; obscure: an inglorious young writer.
1. without courage or glory; dishonourable, shameful, or disgraceful
2. unknown or obscure
in•glo•ri•ous(ɪnˈglɔr i əs, -ˈgloʊr-)
1. shameful; disgraceful: inglorious retreat.
2. not famous or honored.
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|Adj.||1.||inglorious - (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame; "Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands"- Rachel Carson; "an ignominious retreat"; "inglorious defeat"; "an opprobrious monument to human greed"; "a shameful display of cowardice"|
|2.||inglorious - not bringing honor and glory; "some mute inglorious Milton here may rest"|
dishonorable, dishonourable - lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed"
unknown - not known; "an unknown amount"; "an unknown island"; "an unknown writer"; "an unknown source"
glorious - having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature"