noun see ignoble

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Ignobility — Ig no*bil i*ty, n. [L. ignobilitas: cf. F. ignobilit[ e].] Ignobleness. [Obs.] Bale. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ignobility — index bad character, bad repute, dishonor (shame), disrepute, ignominy, infamy, odium, opprobrium …   Law dictionary

  • ignobility — See ignoble. * * * …   Universalium

  • ignobility — noun The state or condition of being ignoble. Syn: ignobleness …   Wiktionary

  • ignobility — Synonyms and related words: abominability, baseness, beastliness, commonness, commonplaceness, contemptibility, contrariety, crudeness, degradation, demotion, depluming, despicability, despicableness, disgustingness, displuming, foulness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ignobility — n. meanness, baseness of character; humbleness of birth or station …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ignobility — ig·no·bil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • ignobility — noun the quality of being ignoble • Syn: ↑ignobleness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ignoble (for: ↑ignobleness) • Hypernyms: ↑dishonorableness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ignoble — ignobility, ignobleness, n. ignobly, adv. /ig noh beuhl/, adj. 1. of low character, aims, etc.; mean; base: his ignoble purposes. 2. of low grade or quality; inferior. 3. not noble; of humble descent or rank. 4. Falconry. noting any hawk with… …   Universalium

  • 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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