AskDefine | Define baseness

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baseness n : unworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values [syn: contemptibility, despicableness, despicability]

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Noun

  1. The quality or condition of being base.
  2. The quality of being unworthy to hold virtues or value.

Antonyms

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abjectness, abominability, abominableness, arrantness, atrociousness, awfulness, badness, beastliness, beggarliness, bestiality, brutality, chicanery, coarseness, commonness, commonplaceness, contemptibility, contemptibleness, contrariety, cravenness, crudeness, crumminess, dastardliness, debasement, deficiency, degradation, depravity, desertion under fire, despicability, despicableness, detestableness, devilishness, devilry, deviltry, direness, disgustingness, dreadfulness, egregiousness, enormity, evilness, execrableness, failure, fewness, fiendishness, filth, flagitiousness, foulness, fourth-rateness, fulsomeness, grossness, harshness, hatefulness, heinousness, hellishness, helotism, helotry, homeliness, horribleness, humbleness, ignobility, imperfection, inadequacy, incompetence, infamousness, inferiority, inferiorness, iniquitousness, insufficiency, knavery, knavishness, littleness, loathsomeness, lousiness, lowliness, lowness, maladroitness, meanness, mediocrity, menialness, miserableness, monstrousness, moral turpitude, nastiness, naughtiness, nauseousness, nefariousness, noisomeness, notoriousness, noxiousness, objectionability, objectionableness, obnoxiousness, obscenity, odiousness, offensiveness, ordinariness, outrageousness, paltriness, peonage, pettiness, plebeianism, pokiness, poltroonery, poltroonishness, poltroonism, poorness, pusillanimity, pusillanimousness, putridity, putridness, rankness, rascality, rascalry, rebarbativeness, repellence, repellency, reprobacy, repugnance, repulsiveness, roguery, roguishness, rottenness, scabbiness, scampishness, scandalousness, scoundrelism, scrubbiness, scruffiness, scumminess, scurviness, second-rateness, serfdom, servility, shabbiness, shamefulness, shoddiness, sinfulness, skedaddling, slavery, slavishness, smallness, sordidness, squalidness, squalor, submissiveness, subnormality, subservience, subserviency, terribleness, the pits, third-rateness, triviality, turpitude, uncleanness, unskillfulness, unspeakableness, viciousness, vileness, villainousness, villainy, vulgarity, wickedness, worthlessness, wretchedness
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