Sentence Examples

  • The expedition was an ignominious failure, and many burghers did not hesitate to assign their non-success to the fact that Burgers's views on religious questions were not sound.
  • Thus did a Welshman revenge the ignominious deaths of Prince Llewelyn and Prince David by becoming two centuries later king of England and prince of Wales.
  • Domitian attacked him but was compelled to make an ignominious peace.
  • The knell of Dutch supremacy was sounded by Clive, when in 1758 he attacked the Dutch at Chinsura both by land and water, and forced them to an ignominious capitulation.
  • Himself gradually came to realize the ignominious position of a king who is managed and overruled by a strongwilled and arbitrary minister.