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Princeton's WordNet

  1. noblyadverb

    in a noble manner

    "she has behaved nobly"

Wiktionary

  1. noblyadverb

    In a noble manner.

    In the end he died nobly, trying to save the lives of others.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Noblyadverb

    Etymology: from noble.

    Only a second laurel did adorn
    His Collegue Catulus, tho’ nobly born;
    He shar’d the pride of the triumphal bay,
    But Marius won the glory of the day. Dryden.

    Did he not straight the two delinquents tear,
    That were the slaves of drink and thralls of sleep?
    Was not that nobly done? William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    This fate he could have ’scap’d, but would not lose
    Honour for life; but rather nobly chose
    Death from their fears, than safety from his own. John Denham.

    There could not have been a more magnificent design than that of Trajan’s pillar. Where could an emperor’s ashes have been so nobly lodged, as in the midst of his metropolis, and on the top of so exalted a monument. Joseph Addison, on Italy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Noblyadverb

    of noble extraction; as, nobly born or descended

  2. Noblyadverb

    in a noble manner; with greatness of soul; heroically; with magnanimity; as, a deed nobly done

  3. Noblyadverb

    splendidly; magnificently

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nobly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nobly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of nobly in a Sentence

  1. Seneca:

    Men do not care how nobly they live, but only how long, although it is within the reach of every man to live nobly, but within no man's power to live long.

  2. Queen Elizabeth:

    Cowards falter, but danger is often overcome by those who nobly dare.

  3. Bertrand Russell:

    It is preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else, that prevents us from living freely and nobly.

  4. J. D. Salinger:

    The mark of the immature man is that he wants to die nobly for a cause, while the mark of the mature man is that he wants to live humbly for one.

  5. Joe Votel:

    I think the vast majority of U.S. military officers and soldiers served honorably and nobly, answered the nation's call in a time of need. And I think we should take pride in that. And I think they attempted to do that. That this did not turn out the way that we all hoped it would be, I think doesn't diminish that. But certainly, the - you know, there will be a level of accountability that we'll have to accept with this.

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