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Definition of "ignoble" []

  • Not noble in quality, character, or purpose; base or mean. See Synonyms at mean2. (adjective)
  • Not of the nobility; common. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ignoble" in a sentence
  • "He was highly vilified by foes and Nigerians in general for what they described as ignoble acts that questioned his credibility and brought disrespect to his office."
  • "Even the name of the award, a play on the word "ignoble," is meant to be deprecating."
  • ""If I use my discrimination, father, I call ignoble what my father calls natural.""