Noble vs. Nobel

By Jaxson

  • Noble (noun)

    An aristocrat; one of aristocratic blood. from 14th c.

    “This country house was occupied by nobles in the 16th century.”

  • Noble (noun)

    A medieval gold coin of England in the 14th and 15th centuries, usually valued at 6s 8d. from 14th c.

  • Noble (adjective)

    Having honorable qualities; having moral eminence and freedom from anything petty, mean or dubious in conduct and character.

    “He made a noble effort.”

    “He is a noble man who would never put his family in jeopardy.”

  • Noble (adjective)

    Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid.

    “a noble edifice”

  • Noble (adjective)

    Of exalted rank; of or relating to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn.

    “noble blood; a noble personage”

  • Noble (adjective)

    Both isohedral and isogonal.

  • Noble (adjective)

    belonging by rank, title, or birth to the aristocracy

    “the Duchess of Kent and several other noble ladies”

    “the medieval palace was once owned by a noble Florentine family”

  • Noble (adjective)

    having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles

    “the promotion of human rights was a noble aspiration”

  • Noble (adjective)

    of imposing or magnificent size or appearance

    “noble arches and massive granite columns”

    “there is nothing more noble than a mature pine forest”

  • Noble (adjective)

    of excellent or superior quality

    “Chardonnay is the noble grape from which some of the finest white wines are produced”

  • Noble (noun)

    (especially in former times) a person of noble rank or birth

    “the greater a noble’s military power, the more land he could control”

    “the king imposed a tax on both nobles and peasants”

  • Noble (noun)

    a former English gold coin first issued in 1351.

Oxford Dictionary

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