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Definition of Noble


  1. Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable; magnanimous; as, a noble nature or action; a noble heart.
  2. Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid; as, a noble edifice.
  3. Of exalted rank; of or pertaining to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn; as, noble blood; a noble personage.
  4. A person of rank above a commoner; a nobleman; a peer.
  5. An English money of account, and, formerly, a gold coin, of the value of 6 s. 8 d. sterling, or about $1.61.
  6. A European fish; the lyrie.
  7. To make noble; to ennoble.

Noble Quotations

There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow men. True nobility lies in being superior to your former self.
Ernest Hemingway

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
Helen Keller

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. - Aesop
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.

Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.
Martin Luther

If Christ Jesus dwells in a man as his friend and noble leader, that man can endure all things, for Christ helps and strengthens us and never abandons us. He is a true friend.
Saint Teresa of Avila
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Noble Translations

noble in Dutch is nobel, edel
noble in Finnish is jalo
noble in Italian is nobile
noble in Latin is optimus
noble in Portuguese is nobre
noble in Spanish is noble
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