Definition of Ignobly

1. Adverb. In a currish manner; meanspiritedly. "He behaved ignobly"

Exact synonyms: Currishly
Partainyms: Currish, Ignoble



Definition of Ignobly

1. adv. In an ignoble manner; basely.

Definition of Ignobly

1. Adverb. in an ignoble manner ¹

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Definition of Ignobly

1. ignoble [adv] - See also: ignoble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ignobly

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ignition temperatures
ignitions
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ignitors
ignitron
ignitrons
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ignobilities
ignobility
ignoble
ignobleness
ignoblenesses
ignobler
ignoblest
ignobly (current term)
ignomies
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ignominy
ignomy
ignorable
ignorami
ignoramus
ignoramuses
ignorance
ignorance is bliss

Literary usage of Ignobly

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1. A Concordance to the Works of Alexander Popeby Edwin Abbott by Edwin Abbott (1875)
"211 Envy, to which th* i. mimi's a slave KM ii. 191 The thriving plants, /. broomsticks made ME iv. 97 ignobly. ..."

2. Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern English and Foreign Sources by James Wood (1899)
"/arm your spirit by performing independently noble deeds, not by ignobly seeking the sympathy of your fellows, who are no better than yourself. ..."

3. The Divine Origin of Prophecy Illustrated and Defended in a Course of by George Richards (1800)
"The vales and mountains of Greece, once the feat of freedom, elegance, and the arts, are now ignobly tenanted by a race of Slothful and willing ..."

4. Arrian on Coursing: The Cynegeticus of the Younger Xenophon, Translatd from by Arrian (1831)
"... and terrified at the hallooing, and the hounds pressing close upon her:—and in this way, many a noble hare has often ignobly perished without an effort, ..."

5. The London Encyclopaedia, Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art by Thomas Tegg (1829)
"Vitrification, evaporation, dissipation, and all the other effects of ignition, depend on the presence of air. See COMBUSTION. ignobly, adv. ..."

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