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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective In*glo"ri*ous
  1. Not glorious; not bringing honor or glory; not accompanied with fame, honor, or celebrity; obscure; humble; as, an inglorious life of ease."My next desire is, void of care and strife, To lead a soft, secure, inglorious life." [Dryden.]"Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest." [Gray.]
  2. Shameful; disgraceful; ignominious; as, inglorious flight, defeat, etc. " Inglorious shelter in an alien land." [J. Philips.]

Etymology: L. inglorious; pref. in- not + gloria glory, fame: cf. F. inglorieux. See Glory

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  1. Not bringing honor and glory ("some mute inglorious Milton here may rest")
  2. (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame ("inglorious defeat")

in- +‎ glorious; from Latin inglōrius; first known use: 1565-75.

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Past life for Inglorious born Nov 17, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Burma approximately on 1525. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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