What does the word inglorious mean?

Usage examples for inglorious

  1. And as I resigned myself to this imperative though inglorious course, my heart warmed once more to the jovial young squire. – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  2. He reproached them openly with desiring to purchase inglorious ease for themselves at the expense of his honour. – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  3. To understand this inglorious bulletin, the reader must remember that many of the combatants only handled bows and arrows, and pelted stones, and that Chinese powder and guns are both exceedingly bad. – The Pirates Own Book by Charles Ellms