Famous vs Inglorious - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between famous and inglorious
is that famous
is well known while inglorious
is ignominious; disgraceful; not famous; obscure.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
In the public eye.
- Some people are only famous within their city.
* famed, noted, celebrated, well-known, renowned
* famous last words
Ignominious; disgraceful; not famous; obscure.
* , King John , act 5, sc. 1,
- O inglorious league!
- Shall we, upon the footing of our land,
- Send fair-play orders and make compromise,
- Insinuation, parley and base truce
* 1818 , , Frankenstein , ch. 6,
- To arms invasive?
* 1906 , , White Fang , ch. 4,
- Resolved to pursue no inglorious career, he turned his eyes toward the East.
- He cast about in his mind for a way to beat a retreat not too inglorious .