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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.
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Noun1.ignobleness - the quality of being ignoble
dishonorableness, dishonourableness - the quality of not deserving honor or respect
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(igˈnoubl) adjective
shameful. an ignoble action.
igˈnobleness noun
igˈnobly adverb
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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.