Definitions for ignobly

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ig•no•bleɪgˈnoʊ bəl(adj.)

  1. of low character; mean; base:

    ignoble purposes.

  2. of humble descent or rank.

Origin of ignoble:

1400–50; late ME < L ignōbilis unknown, inglorious =in-in-3+ OL gnōbilis (L nōbilis) noble


Princeton's WordNet

  1. currishly, ignobly(adverb)

    in a currish manner; meanspiritedly

    "he behaved ignobly"


  1. ignobly(Adverb)

    in an ignoble manner

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ignobly(adverb)

    in an ignoble manner; basely

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