What is the opposite of illustrious?

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Opposite of respected or well-known, especially due to past achievements or noble qualities
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“A surprisingly sparse paper trail offers only scattered clues on the obscure life of William Shakespeare, one of the world's most influential dramatists.”
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Opposite of striking in extent, seriousness, or importance
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Opposite of bearing good value, worth or reliability
“I will tell you in good faith, Sir, that this is a worthless investment, and your money is better spent elsewhere.”
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Opposite of having, worthy of, or bringing fame or admiration
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Opposite of superseding others in importance or status
“In a result that shocked everyone, the third-seeded player was knocked out by the lowest seed in the competition.”
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Opposite of worthy of respect or admiration
“His application to business was proverbial, though his attention to accounts is often held against him as unworthy of a monarch.”
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Opposite of having a good reputation, especially in a given field
“When you purchase a pottle, take care, as disreputable vendors often stuff the bottom with paper or overripe berries.”
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Opposite of respected, having received honor
“Desperate for answers, she turns to a disgraced doctor who practices hypnotism.”
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Opposite of having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles
“These evil deeds are the acts of a dishonest and immoral human being.”
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Opposite of important or well publicized
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Opposite of magnificent and imposing in appearance, size, or style
“Hidden away between a popular pub and a disused former bank is an inauspicious, unimpressive building.”
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