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Synonyms for ignoble
ɪgˈnoʊ bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ignoble(adj)

    completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose

    "something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude"; "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

    Synonyms:
    ungentle, untitled

    Antonyms:
    noble, rarified, elevated, high-minded, magnanimous, idealistic, exalted, sublime, greathearted, lofty, noble-minded, ennobling, grand, dignifying, high-flown, rarefied

  2. ignoble, ungentle, untitled(adj)

    not of the nobility

    "of ignoble (or ungentle) birth"; "untitled civilians"

    Synonyms:
    ungentle, untitled

    Antonyms:
    noble, noble-minded, high-minded, exalted, dignifying, grand, idealistic, ennobling, rarefied, rarified, elevated, magnanimous, greathearted, high-flown, sublime, lofty

Wiktionary

  1. ignoble(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    honorable, noble

  2. ignoble(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    honorable, noble

  3. ignoble(adjective)

    Not honorable.

    Synonyms:
    shameful, degenerate, mean, dishonorable, reproachful, base, disgraceful

    Antonyms:
    honorable, noble

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ignoble

    Synonyms:
    moun, base, dishonorable, humble, plebian, lowly

    Antonyms:
    honorable, noble, eminent, exalted, lordly, grand, notable, illustrious

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ignoble(a.)

    Synonyms:
    plebeian, vulgar, untitled, base-born, low-born, mean, low

  2. ignoble(a.)

    Synonyms:
    worthless, insignificant, mean, contemptible

  3. ignoble(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dishonorable, disgraceful, infamous, base

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ignoble(a)

    Synonyms:
    humble, plebeian, untitled, base, dishonorable, low

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    vile, despicable, undignified, shameful, disgraceful

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How to use ignoble in a sentence?

  1. Frank Lloyd Wright:

    Noble life demands a noble architecture for noble uses of noble men. Lack of culture means what it has always meant ignoble civilization and therefore imminent downfall.

  2. Bhartrihari:

    A good man may fall, but he falls like a ball [and rebounds]; the ignoble man falls like a lump of clay.

  3. Nicholas Alahverdian:

    I had other problems — I dressed nicely. I used words that were not monosyllabic. I aspired to go to Harvard University or Yale. The DCYF receptionist and the security guard would nod and smile at the narrative for my future. The social workers would counsel me to dress with baggy jeans and speak like a child so as to not elicit beatings by the other kids.” Excerpt From: Nicholas Alahverdian. “Ignoble Inferno/ The Nicholas Alahverdian Lawsuit.” iBooks.

  4. Jonathan Turley:

    No president in history has used this power to pardon himself – not Andrew Johnson, not Richard Nixon, not Bill Clinton. It would be a truly ignoble, historical moment for Donald Trump to use this type of power.

  5. Benjamin Spock:

    What is the use of physicians like myself trying to help parents to bring up children healthy and happy, to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble


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