nobility : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a privileged class holding hereditary titles
- n the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
- n the state of being of noble birth
- It is, as another great master, Akira Kurosawa, said, "the kind of cinema that flows with the serenity and nobility of a big river"the river of life as it is ordinarily lived .
- Instead of being treated as onlookers to the arrival of the colonial power, either passive or menacing, here the Africans are center stage, capable all the while of nobility but .
- Antique dealers, garage proprietors, members of the nobility and bargemen were among those arrested.
News & Articles
- 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.
June 7, 2013 - The Daily Advance
- Conrad Black in International Herald Tribune
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.
- Wynton Marsalis in Forbes
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...
- Costas Karamanlis in Reuters
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."