- ignoble[ignoble 词源字典]
- ignoble: see noble
[ignoble etymology, ignoble origin, 英语词源]
- ignoble (adj.)
- mid-15c., "of low birth," from Middle French ignoble, from Latin ignobilis "unknown, undistinguished, obscure; of base birth, not noble," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + gnobilis "well-known, famous, renowned, of superior birth" (see noble). Related: Ignobly.