nobility nobility  /noʊ ˈbɪ lə ti/


  1. (n) a privileged class holding hereditary titles
  2. (n) the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
  3. (n) the state of being of noble birth


  1. Antique dealers, garage proprietors, members of the nobility and bargemen were among those arrested.
  2. A cinema of the capital's rude start, its ragged growth, its sudden bursts of classic beauty, its future nobility, was shown.
  3. Clearly, nobility must begin to play.


  • John Hood: Creating a hospitable environment for job-creators

    RALEIGH – In the liberal imagination, conservatives oppose excessive government taxes and regulations because of their unwarranted faith in the competence, nobility and perfect knowledge of business executives.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Daily Advance

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  1. "I will not re-enact the French Revolutionary renunciation of the rights of the nobility," Black said when asked about his use of the corporate jet for a vacation on the South Pacific island of Bora Bora.
    on Dec 7, 2007 By: Conrad Black Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. In a 1988 essay in The New York Times, Wynton Marsalis wrote of Roach: "All great instrumentalists have a superior quality of sound, and his is one of the marvels of contemporary music. ...... The roundness and nobility of sound on the drums and the...
    on Aug 16, 2007 By: Wynton Marsalis Source: Forbes

  3. "Greece grieves the loss of a rare human being, an important creator and a true friend," Greek Prime Minister Costas Karamanlis said in a statement. "His passion, energy, fighting spirit and nobility will never be forgotten."
    on Mar 31, 2008 By: Costas Karamanlis Source: Reuters

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