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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values.

Usage examples (36)
  • -- that comes from having accepted his own baseness from the very beginning.
  • "Insolent dog!" cried he, in a loud and arrogant tone, "your baseness is your protection."
  • For then leaving virtue, it falls into disdained baseness, which is the undoubtable badge of one that will betray society.
  • And from what kind of baseness do you think a man would abstain who grudges for more
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