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  • n. Plural form of ignobility.

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Examples

  • I, as all the generations of philosophers before me, know woman for what she is -- her weaknesses, and meannesses, and immodesties, and ignobilities, her earth-bound feet, and her eyes that have never seen the stars.

    Chapter 21

  • I, as all the generations of philosophers before me, know woman for what she isher weaknesses and meannesses and immodesties and ignobilities, her earth-bound feet and her eyes that have never seen the stars.

    Chapter 21

  • What is this flame of her, blazing through all her contradictions and ignobilities?

    Chapter 8

  • Here, in effect says the worthy churchman, was a man who, having passed the flower of his life in squalor and all manner of ignobilities, still kept in a sense the whiteness of his soul and allowed the brightness of the celestial flame to burn, faintly indeed but unextinguished, on the altar of his heart.

    If I Were King

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