Synonyms for ignoble

Synonyms for (adjective) ignoble

Synonyms: ignoble

Definition: completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose

Usage: 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.

Similar words: base, mean, meanspirited

Definition: having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

Usage: that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble- Edmund Burke; taking a mean advantage; chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort- Shakespeare; something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics


Similar words: currish

Definition: base and cowardly


Synonyms: ignoble, untitled, ungentle

Definition: not of the nobility

Usage: of ignoble (or ungentle) birth; untitled civilians

Similar words: lowborn

Definition: of humble birth or origins

Usage: a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor