Adjective "Ignoble" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Ignoble


    Definition:

    1. of low character, aims, etc.; mean; base: his ignoble purposes.

    2. of low grade or quality; inferior.

    3. not noble; of humble descent or rank.

    4. Falconry. noting any hawk with short wings that chases or rakes after the quarry.

    Examples:

    "savageries can be ignoble."

    "acts can be ignoble."

    "desires can be ignoble."

    "aims can be ignoble."

    "twinges can be ignoble."

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