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ignoble
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
completely lacking nobility in character, quality or purpose
  • I know it is ignoble: a mere fever of the flesh: not, I declare, the convulsion of the soul.
    Chapter 32 (86% in)
  • In truth it was humble — but then it was sheltered, and I wanted a safe asylum: it was plodding — but then, compared with that of a governess in a rich house, it was independent; and the fear of servitude with strangers entered my soul like iron: it was not ignoble — not unworthy — not mentally degrading, I made my decision.
    Chapter 30 (69% in)

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