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 for Ignominies
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ignominy \Ig"no*min*y\, n.; pl. Ignominies. [L. ignominia
     ignominy (i.e., a deprivation of one's good name); in- not +
     nomen name: cf. F. ignominie. See In- not, and Name.]
     1. Public disgrace or dishonor; reproach; infamy.
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              Their generals have been received with honor after
              their defeat; yours with ignominy after conquest.
                                                    --Addison.
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              Vice begins in mistake, and ends in ignominy.
                                                    --Rambler.
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              Ignominy is the infliction of such evil as is made
              dishonorable, or the deprivation of such good as is
              made honorable by the Commonwealth.   --Hobbes.
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     2. An act deserving disgrace; an infamous act.
  
     Syn: Opprobrium; reproach; dishonor.
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