Meaning of NOBLE in English


n. 25B6; adjective

a noble family : ARISTOCRATIC, patrician, blue-blooded, high-born, titled; archaic gentle.

a noble cause : RIGHTEOUS, virtuous, good, honourable, upright, decent, worthy, moral, ethical, reputable; magnanimous, unselfish, generous.

a noble pine forest : MAGNIFICENT, splendid, grand, stately, imposing, dignified, proud, striking, impressive, majestic, glorious, awesome, monumental, statuesque, regal, imperial.

humble, dishonourable, base.

25B6; noun Scottish nobles : ARISTOCRAT, nobleman, noblewoman, lord, lady, peer (of the realm), peeress, patrician; informal aristo; Brit. informal nob.

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