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  • adj. Of mean extraction; low-born.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of mean extraction.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not of good or honorable birth; of low or common lineage.


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birth +‎ -less


  • It is an Absolute dimension of reality that is both birthless and deathless.

    Andrew Z. Cohen: Evolutionary Mysticism For Living In An Infinite Universe

  • So if you find yourself during the holydays "being alone" ~ perhaps that's the moment the universe is asking you to remember and embrace the greatest gift it can ever give, the awareness of all that is extraordinary and unique, of all that is old and new, of all that is birthless and deathless, of all that is ~ YOU.

    Jimmy Demers: Reflections on ThanksGiving

  • And what are we — ripples on the tides of a birthless, deathless, equipoised

    The Inn of Tranquillity: Studies and Essays

  • She did not want it, it was known and barren, birthless; the adoration was her treasure.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • According to Yama, the riddle of survival research can only be solved by insight into our hidden Self, by experiencing the “birthless, the light of whose consciousness forever shines.”

    Experiencing the Next World Now

  • Is there nothing of God to be discerned in the vexations, birthless consultations, and devices of our observers?

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • How birthless in our own, as well as other generations, have been their swelling conceptions!

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Secondly, Their plots and undertakings have generally proved tympanous and birthless; vexation and disappointment hath been the portion of the residue of their days.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Let them not wonder at their birthless undertakings; the eye of Christ is still upon them.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • But Moses had travelled through the sea and the desert with the Lord, and was encompassed with success and protection; and therefore all attempts against him shall be birthless and fruitless.

    The Sermons of John Owen


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