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Definition 1: completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where ignoble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude
  • I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part

(ignoble is similar to ...) having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

"that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble" "taking a mean advantage" "chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort" "something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics"

(ignoble is similar to ...) base and cowardly

(means also ...) lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted

"cowardly dogs, ye will not aid me then"

(means also ...) deserving of contempt or scorn

(means also ...) lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor

"dishonorable in thought and deed"

(... are attributes of ignoble) the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

Definition 2: not of the nobility - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where ignoble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • of ignoble (or ungentle) birth
  • untitled civilians

Synonyms for ignoble in the sense of this definition

(ignoble is similar to ...) of humble birth or origins

"a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor"

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