Definition of ignoble adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɪɡˈnəʊbl//
; NAmE NAmE//ɪɡˈnoʊbl//
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not good or honest; that should make you feel shame synonym base ignoble thoughts an ignoble person opposite noble Word Originlate Middle English (originally referring to someone of humble origin or social status): from French, or from Latin ignobilis, from in- ‘not’ + gnobilis, older form of nobilis ‘noble’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ignoble