noble


noble
01. The bald eagle is a [noble] bird, both beautiful and majestic.
02. The [noble] fir trees towered high above the forest floor.
03. When the Princess was married, all the [nobles] in the kingdom were invited to the Royal Wedding.
04. [Noble] kings and princes would bow whenever the knights rode by.
05. The [nobility] is supported by taxes collected from the poor farmers.
06. Despite a [noble] effort, the Mexican team was beaten by the Americans in the final by a score of 2 to 1.
07. England's once powerful [nobility] no longer has much power over the political process.
08. The [nobility] in my country were forced to flee when the communists took over.
09. She came from a working-class family, but married into the [nobility] and ended up living in an old castle.
10. During the Ch'ing dynasty, the local [nobility] and elite of China supported themselves by extracting taxes and rents from the common people.
11. Gretchen Nakamura has [nobly] volunteered to organize this year's office Christmas party.
12. Oscar Wilde once suggested that whenever a man does a thoroughly stupid thing, it is always from the [noblest] motives.
13. Women of the Royal courts of the French King Louis XVI drew blue veins on their necks to show that they were of [noble] blood.
14. In Hindu tradition, when a father first sees his newborn baby, he touches it with a piece of gold, which is considered the [noblest] of metals.
15. A German proverb remarks that both [noble] and common blood are the same color.
16. A Hebrew proverb suggests that when two men quarrel, the one who yields first displays the [nobler] character.
17. A Dutch proverb notes that [nobility] of soul is more honorable than [nobility] of birth.
18. The early settler's diary speaks of meeting the [noble] savages who lived in the area.
19. The chants of the Roman Church have been described as including some of the [noblest] melodies ever created.
20. Aristotle believed that by continually listening to music that aroused [ignoble] passions, one would become an [ignoble] person.

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  • noble — [ nɔbl ] adj. et n. • fin XIe; lat. nobilis ♦ Qui est au dessus du commun. I ♦ (Sens génér.) Qui l emporte sur les autres êtres ou objets de son espèce. 1 ♦ Littér. Dont les qualités morales sont grandes. « la nation la plus noble de la terre »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Noble — may refer to: Nobility, a hereditary caste Noble gas, chemical elements in group 18 (old style Group 0) of the periodic table Noble metal, metals that are resistant to corrosion or oxidation Noble polyhedron, polyhedra which are isohedral (face… …   Wikipedia

  • Noble — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Noble (Georgia) Noble (Illinois) Noble (Iowa) Noble (Kentucky) Noble (Louisiana) Noble (Missouri) Noble (Ohio) Noble (Oklahoma) Noble (Pennsylvania) Noble (Texas) Noble (Washington) Noble… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • noble — NOBLE. adj. de tout genre. Qui est élevé par dessus les roturiers, ou par sa naissance, ou par des Lettres du Prince. Il est noble par sa naissance. noble de naissance. noble d extraction. de noble sang. de race noble. noble de race. noble de… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Noble — No ble, a. [Compar. {Nobler}; superl. {Noblest}.] [F. noble, fr. L. nobilis that can be or is known, well known, famous, highborn, noble, fr. noscere to know. See {know}.] 1. Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noble — Noble, Generosus, Nobilis. Noble et excellent, Superbus. Il se dit noble, Agit se pro nobili. B. ex Suet. Noble de trois lignées, Qui auum ciere proauumque nobilem potest. B. Noble de quatre degrez, ou de quatre generations, Nobilium abnepotes. B …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Noble — Noble, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 746 Housing Units (2000): 363 Land area (2000): 1.023734 sq. miles (2.651458 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.004787 sq. miles (0.012397 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.028521 sq. miles (2.663855 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • noble — adjetivo,sustantivo masculino y femenino 1. Que posee un título de nobleza o que pertenece a una familia que lo tiene por herencia: Estoy leyendo un libro sobre las relaciones entre los nobles y la monarquía en el sigloXV. adjetivo 1. (antepuesto …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • noble — (Del lat. nobĭlis). 1. adj. Preclaro, ilustre, generoso. 2. Principal en cualquier línea; excelente o aventajado en ella. 3. Dicho de una persona o de sus parientes: Que por su ilustre nacimiento o por concesión del soberano posee algún título… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • noble — ► ADJECTIVE (nobler, noblest) 1) belonging to the aristocracy. 2) having fine personal qualities or high moral principles. 3) imposing; magnificent. ► NOUN 1) (especially in former times) a person of noble rank or birth. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • Noble, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 746 Housing Units (2000): 363 Land area (2000): 1.023734 sq. miles (2.651458 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.004787 sq. miles (0.012397 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.028521 sq. miles (2.663855 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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