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Ignoble

Ig`no´ble
a.1.Of low birth or family; not noble; not illustrious; plebeian; common; humble.
I was not ignoble of descent.
- Shak.
Her royal stock graft with ignoble plants.
- Shak.
2.Not honorable, elevated, or generous; base.
'T is but a base, ignoble mind,
That mounts no higher than a bird can soar.
- Shak.
Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife.
- Gray.
3.(Zool.) Not a true or noble falcon; - said of certain hawks, as the goshawk.
v. t.1.To make ignoble.
Adj.1.ignoble - 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.
Antonyms:
noble - having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds"
2.ignoble - not of the nobility; "of ignoble (or ungentle) birth"; "untitled civilians"
Synonyms: ungentle, untitled
abhorrent, abominable, base-minded, baseborn, beastly, beggarly, below contempt, beneath contempt, coarse, common, contemptible, crude, derogatory, detestable, discreditable, disgusting, disreputable, execrable, fetid, forbidding, foul, fulsome, gross, hateful, heinous, homely, humble, infamous, inferior, inglorious, loathsome, low, low-minded, lowborn, malodorous, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic, modest, nasty, nauseating, noisome, notorious, noxious, objectionable, obnoxious, obscene, odious, offensive, ordinary, peasant, plain, plebeian, poor, popular, rebarbative, repellent, repugnant, repulsive, revolting, scrubby, scurvy, seamy, servile, shady, sickening, simple, sorry, stinking, unpraiseworthy, unrespectable, unsavory, unwashed, vile, wretched
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