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base2

 
pronunciation:
beIs
part of speech: adjective
inflections: baser, basest
definition 1: of little value when compared to something else.
The king lived in a splendid palace, while the peasants lived in base cottages.
synonyms:
inferior, low, mean, poor, shabby
antonyms:
better, lofty
similar words:
bad, cheap, miserable, sorry
definition 2: not brave, noble or honorable; selfish.
He was ashamed of his base actions.
antonyms:
noble
similar words:
bad, corrupt, foul, immoral, low, miserable, selfish, shabby, sorry, wretched, wrong
derivations: basely (adv.), baseness (n.)