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Word of the Day — February 24, 2013

February 26, 2013 - Scott Viau
ignominious - IG-no-MIN-ee-us - deserving or causing public disgrace or shame

Example: "A girl was interviewed on NPR's Weekend Edition during an article about the Chicago Cubs playing in the Cactus League in Arizona; it was stated that she had ignominiously named her dog 'Cubby' despite the fact that the team that hadn't won in the World Series since 1908."

 
 
 

 

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