The quality or state of being noble; nobility or grandeur

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  • Nobleness — No ble*ness, n. The quality or state of being noble; greatness; dignity; magnanimity; elevation of mind, character, or station; nobility; grandeur; stateliness. [1913 Webster] His purposes are full honesty, nobleness, and integrity. Jer. Taylor.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nobleness — index integrity, principle (virtue), right (righteousness) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • nobleness — noun see noble I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nobleness — See noble. * * * …   Universalium

  • nobleness — no·ble·ness || nəʊblnɪs n. state of being aristocratic; righteousness, excellence of moral character …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nobleness — n. 1. Greatness, dignity, magnanimity, elevation, superiority, worthiness, nobility loftiness of character, moral excellence. 2. Rank, distinction by birth, station. 3. Stateliness, grandeur, magnificence …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • nobleness — n aristocracy, distinction, honor. See nobility(defs.1 4) …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nobleness — no·ble·ness …   English syllables

  • nobleness — noun the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct • Syn: ↑nobility, ↑magnanimousness, ↑grandeur • Derivationally related forms: ↑magnanimous (for: ↑magnanimousness), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • noble — nobleness, n. /noh beuhl/, adj., nobler, noblest, n. adj. 1. distinguished by rank or title. 2. pertaining to persons so distinguished. 3. of, belonging to, or constituting a hereditary class that has special social or political status in a… …   Universalium

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