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Synonyms for ignoble
ɪgˈnoʊ bəlig·no·ble

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  1. ignobleadjective

    honorable, noble

  2. ignobleadjective

    honorable, noble

  3. ignobleadjective

    Not honorable.

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

    honorable, noble

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ignoble

    moun, base, dishonorable, humble, plebian, lowly

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ignobleadjective

    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.

    ungentle, untitled

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

  2. ignoble, ungentle, untitledadjective

    not of the nobility

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

    ungentle, untitled

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ignobleadjective

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

  2. ignobleadjective

    worthless, insignificant, mean, contemptible

  3. ignobleadjective

    dishonorable, disgraceful, infamous, base

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ignobleadjective

    humble, plebeian, untitled, base, dishonorable, low

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ignoble":

    vile, despicable, undignified, shameful, disgraceful

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How to use ignoble in a sentence?

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  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. 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.

  5. Albert Einstein:

    He who joyfully marches to music rank and file, has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would surely suffice. This disgrace to civilization should be done away with at once. Heroism at command, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action. It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.

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