nobleness nobleness

Definition(s):

  • (n) the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

Usage(s):

  1. No official, regardless of his position or the purity and nobleness of his character, should be granted such autocratic omnipotence.
  2. One might call it Shakespearian if there were a shred of nobleness in the story of Eliot Spitzer's fall.
  3. Till all success be nobleness, And ev'ry gain divine.

Quotes

  • "The very fact that he's taken the walk and he's brought Indigenous issues back onto the agenda in the way he has, shows a nobleness of spirit which I hope Mr Howard will match," Senator Brown told reporters.
    on Nov 29, 2004 By: Bob Brown Source: National Indigenous Times

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