Sentence Examples

  • By his championship of the national policy he had raised up formidable foes abroad without securing a single friend or supporter at home, 6 and his fidelity to the national interests was now, through a very mean and ignoble act of personal spite, to be the occasion of his downfall.
  • It was a noble end to what, in spite of its besetting sin of infirmity of moral purpose, was a not ignoble life.
  • A second type of hedonism - less ignoble, but perhaps also less logical - calls men to seek the happiness of others.
  • But his long reign is unstained by a single ignoble deed, and he devoted himself heart and soul to the promotion of the material and spiritual welfare of Denmark.
  • "I wonder what the old man wants with this lump of foul lard," said Stubb, not without some disgust at the thought of having to do with so ignoble a leviathan.

How would you define ignoble? Add your definition here.

comments powered by Disqus