Definitions for ignobleɪgˈnoʊ bəl
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completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose
"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"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
ignoble, ungentle, untitled(adj)
not of the nobility
"of ignoble (or ungentle) birth"; "untitled civilians"
Not noble; plebeian; common.
Origin: From ignobilis, from in- (not) + gnobilis, later nobilis (noble)
of low birth or family; not noble; not illustrious; plebeian; common; humble
not honorable, elevated, or generous; base
not a true or noble falcon; -- said of certain hawks, as the goshawk
to make ignoble
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