Definition for noble

adjective as in aristocratic

noun as in member of royal or important family

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Example Sentences

The filmmakers plant the stationary camera in front of their subjects, which gives them a status akin to noble portraiture.

From Eater

Even the noblest of ambitions in terms of capturing all forms of human beauty may not have a chance because the brightness values aren’t even represented accurately.

Despite his noble ties, Bartini was raised by a peasant family before Lodovico eventually acknowledged him.

From Ozy

Today, there can hardly be a more noble mission than helping America – and the world – usher in a new era of healthy aging by re-engaging and re-committing to the defeat of Alzheimer’s.

From Time

The military was the noblest and best part of the nation, but that’s completely gone.

The skateboarder is as irredeemably evil as the others are noble.

If the noble experiment of American democracy is to mean anything, it is fidelity to the principle of freedom.

And the string of episodes that aired before that were gripping, noble, and simply entertaining to watch.

She was one of the wealthiest women in the world and certainly the most eccentric noble of her time.

And after the Driscoll story broke, another megapastor, Perry Noble, admitted to using ResultSource on one of his book projects.

I find myself chained to the foot of a woman, my noble Cornelia would despise!

What course was taken to supply that assembly when any noble family became extinct?

He remembered how his father had execrated this noble enemy, even at the time he declared his worth.

And when wine had unselfed my noble father, you received his passionate insults with forbearance and forgiveness!

The consequence of this quarrel was that, early in 1794, he found himself accused as a ci-devant noble.


On this page you'll find 194 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to noble, such as: imperial, patrician, gentle, highborn, kingly, and queenly.

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