inglorious inglorious  /ɪnɡ ˈlɔ ri əs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
  2. (adj) not bringing honor and glory

Usage(s):

  1. Nuclear fallout brought the careers of the Air Force's top two officials to an inglorious end Thursday, as they were ousted by Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
  2. Her reign lasted an inglorious nine days.
  3. Nuclear fallout brought the careers of the Air Force's top two officials to an inglorious end Thursday, as they were ousted by Defense Secretary Robert Gates.

News

  1. Tiger, Rory flame out at U.S. Open

    ARDMORE, Pa. — Another major has come and gone, and Tiger Woods continues to be stuck at 14. Yesterday at Merion Golf Club, the 113th playing of the U.S. Open came to an inglorious end for the world’s No. 1 player, a final-round 4-over 74, finishing Woods’ tournament at...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Get the Scoop on the Real-Life Inspiration for 'Rush' in This New Featurette

    Video: 'Rush' behind-the-scenes exclusive movie clip Chris Hemsworth 's taking a break from the hammer-wielding and world-saving to get behind the wheel of a Formula One death trap in Ron Howard's Rush . The film follows the real-life 1970s rivalry between Brit James Hunt (Hemsworth) and Austria's Niki Lauda, played by Daniel Bruhl who you may recognize as the sniper from Inglorious Basterds ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Zimbio

Quotes

  1. In Nemesis - The Battle for Japan 1944-45, Hastings writes that "the last year of the war proved the most inglorious of Australia's history as a fighting nation."
    on Dec 1, 2007 By: Max Hastings Source: The Age

  2. "Everyone still thinks I'm doing Inglorious Bastards next, but before I do that I want to do something much smaller," said Tarantino, whose films have included Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction.
    on Nov 1, 2004 By: Quentin Tarantino Source: BBC News

  3. "He's so hot right now, I loved every minute of 'Inglorious Bastards'. I've always preferred doing reality shows to acting because I can just be myself, but he's the director I'd do it for," Hilton said.
    on May 24, 2009 By: Paris Hilton Source: Press Trust of India

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