What does ignobly mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. currishly, ignoblyadverb

    in a currish manner; meanspiritedly

    "he behaved ignobly"


  1. ignoblyadverb

    in an ignoble manner

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ignoblyadverb

    Ignominiously; meanly; dishonourably; reproachfully; disgracefully.

    Etymology: from ignoble.

    To these, that sober race of men, whose lives
    Religious, titled them the sons of God,
    Shall yield up all their virtue, all their fame
    Ignobly! John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. xi.

    Here, over-match'd in fight, in heaps they lie;
    There scatter'd o'er the fields ignobly fly. John Dryden, Æn.


  1. ignobly

    Ignobly is an adverb which means in a manner that lacks honor or integrity, often characterized by shame, disgrace, or a shameful action. It refers to behaving in an unprincipled, dishonest, or cowardly manner that is regarded as beneath one's dignity or status.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ignoblyadverb

    in an ignoble manner; basely

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignobly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ignobly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
    A descant
    B huff
    C excogitate
    D abet

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