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ignoble
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
completely lacking nobility in character, quality or purpose
  • The fire was not dissipated yet, and she thought it was ignoble in her husband not to apologize to her.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (60% in)
  • He did not like frustrating his own best purposes by getting on bad terms with Bulstrode; he did not like voting against Farebrother, and helping to deprive him of function and salary; and the question occurred whether the additional forty pounds might not leave the Vicar free from that ignoble care about winning at cards.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (56% in)

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