ennoblement

[ en-noh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF ennoblement

Synonyms for ennoblement

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To be cut out by a prince has always been a kind of ennoblement in itself.

The ennoblement of jealousy: the Greeks the most jealous nation.

The title was only in part in jest: ennoblement was the understood reward of complicity.

Originally by name Holm, he took, after his ennoblement in 1781, the title of Holmskjold.

On the other hand, one cannot but foresee a gradual enrichment and ennoblement of the interior of the Capitol.

Sir Henry Newbolt deals in an interesting way with this ennoblement of life that is the mark of great poetry.

He so shares the divine impulses that he has power to subject ambition to the ennoblement of his kind.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c. (implied in ennobled), from Middle French ennoblir; see en- (1) + noble (adj.). Related: Ennobling.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ENNOBLEMENT

aggrandizement

nounexaltation
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