ignobleness


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ig·no·ble

 (ĭg-nō′bəl)
adj.
1. Not noble in quality, character, or purpose; base or dishonorable. See Synonyms at base2.
2. Not of high social status; common.

[Middle English, of low birth, from Old French, from Latin ignōbilis : i-, in-, not; see in-1 + nōbilis, gnōbilis, noble; see noble.]

ig′no·bil′i·ty (-bĭl′ĭ-tē), ig·no′ble·ness n.
ig·no′bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ignobleness - the quality of being ignoble
dishonorableness, dishonourableness - the quality of not deserving honor or respect
Translations
دَناءَه، خَساسَه
nepoctivost
uværdighed
auvirîilegheit
alçaklıkşerefsizlik

ignoble

(igˈnoubl) adjective
shameful. an ignoble action.
igˈnobleness noun
igˈnobly adverb
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Sidi's cheap acceptance of her fate after the loss of her pride to Baroka and her bracing up to the challenge of the ignobleness of her predicament may appear an act in defence of the culture.
Euzdemir said that while the rest of the country was still shocked by last week's tragedy and was mourning over the dead, the governor's act and his following defense were nothing but self-indulgence and ignobleness.