Ignobly
Ignobly Ig*no"bly, adv. In an ignoble manner; basely. [1913 Webster]

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  • ignobly — ignoble ► ADJECTIVE (ignobler, ignoblest) 1) not honourable. 2) of humble origin or social status. DERIVATIVES ignobly adverb. ORIGIN Latin ignobilis, from in not + gnobilis noble …   English terms dictionary

  • ignobly — adverb in a currish manner; meanspiritedly he behaved ignobly • Syn: ↑currishly • Derived from adjective: ↑ignoble, ↑currish (for: ↑currishly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • ignobly — adverb see ignoble …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ignobly — See ignobility. * * * …   Universalium

  • ignobly — adverb in an ignoble manner …   Wiktionary

  • ignobly — adv. in a dishonorable manner, without honor, meanly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ignobly — ig·no·bly …   English syllables

  • currishly — adverb in a currish manner; meanspiritedly he behaved ignobly • Syn: ↑ignobly • Derived from adjective: ↑ignoble (for: ↑ignobly), ↑currish …   Useful english dictionary

  • Unnobly — Un*no bly, adv. Ignobly. J. Fletcher. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ignoble — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French, from Latin ignobilis, from in + Old Latin gnobilis noble Date: 15th century 1. of low birth or common origin ; plebeian 2. characterized by baseness, lowness, or meanness Synonyms: see mean …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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