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noble

no·ble

noble

 
pronunciation:
no bl
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: nobler, noblest
definition 1: belonging to a class of people with a high rank or title.
When she married a duke, she became part of a noble family.
antonyms:
humble
similar words:
royal
definition 2: of or showing a strong or excellent mind or character.
Putting yourself at risk to help another is a noble act.
synonyms:
lofty
antonyms:
base, petty
similar words:
honorable, upright
definition 3: having a strong effect; grand or splendid.
They made a noble effort to put out the fire.A noble statue of Lincoln stands in the park.
synonyms:
grand, impressive, magnificent, majestic
antonyms:
humble
similar words:
lofty, splendid
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person of high rank or title.
Only nobles were invited to the ball.
synonyms:
aristocrat
similar words:
gentleman, gentlewoman, lady, nobleman, noblewoman, peer
derivations: nobly (adv.), nobleness (n.)
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