Definitions for nobilitynoʊˈbɪl ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

no•bil•i•tynoʊˈbɪl ɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.

  1. the noble class or the body of nobles in a country.

  2. the state or quality of being noble.

  3. nobleness of mind, character, or spirit.

  4. grandeur.

  5. noble birth or rank.

Origin of nobility:

1350–1400; ME nobilite < L nōbilitās. See noble

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nobility, aristocracy(noun)

    a privileged class holding hereditary titles

  2. nobility, nobleness, magnanimousness, grandeur(noun)

    the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

  3. nobility, noblesse(noun)

    the state of being of noble birth

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. nobility(noun)ʊˈbɪl ɪ ti

    dignity and decency

    people behaving with honor, nobility, and loyalty

  2. nobilityʊˈbɪl ɪ ti

    people from upper-class families

    the Russian nobility

Wiktionary

  1. nobility(Noun)

    A noble or privileged social class, historically accompanied by a hereditary title; aristocracy.

  2. nobility(Noun)

    The quality of being noble.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nobility(noun)

    the quality or state of being noble; superiority of mind or of character; commanding excellence; eminence

  2. Nobility(noun)

    the state of being of high rank or noble birth; patrician dignity; antiquity of family; distinction by rank, station, or title, whether inherited or conferred

  3. Nobility(noun)

    those who are noble; the collictive body of nobles or titled persons in a stste; the aristocratic and patrician class; the peerage; as, the English nobility

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz

  1. NOBILITY

    A gang of foreign brigands having abducent designs on the American Damsel and the American Dollar.

Freebase

  1. Royal and noble ranks

    Traditional rank amongst European royalty, peers, and nobility is rooted in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages. Although they vary over time and between geographic regions, the following is a reasonably comprehensive list that provides information on both general ranks and specific differences.


Translations for nobility

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

nobility(noun)

the state of being noble

the nobility of his mind/birth.

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