Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Ignoble

Ignoble [ ig-NOH-buh' l ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. not belonging to the nobility; of humble rank or lineage
2. base; low; of inferior grade
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 His ignoble purposes were soon revealed and he was asked to leave the company.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 A year later he declared himself Emperor Napoleon III, bringing an ignoble end to the Third Republic.