ignoble - Dictionary definition and meaning for word ignoble
igno(ignore)+ble(able)..so if something IS unworthy and not noble, ONE should be able to ignore them.
ignoble = igno[r]able coz not worthy to be noted
IGNORANCE+NOBLE.....a person who ignores noble people is not noble
So,it is of following order Noble-->Gentry-->Ignoble.
to whom u will ignore...??? which not worthy..