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1. Ignoble; contemptible.
a. Offensive Born to parents not married to each other.
b. Of humble birth.
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1. born of humble parents
3. mean; contemptible
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1. of humble parentage.
3. having a base character or nature; mean.
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|Adj.||1.||baseborn - of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth"|
lowborn - of humble birth or origins; "a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor"
|2.||baseborn - illegitimate|
illegitimate - of marriages and offspring; not recognized as lawful
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1. Born to parents who are not married to each other:
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