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Definition of "nobleness" []

  • The quality or state of being noble; nobility or grandeur (noun)

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Use "nobleness" in a sentence
  • "'And year by year,' said Harding, 'I watched to see whether the direst want could bring you to humbleness, and saw you only grow in nobleness; and year by year I lay in wait for my four-footed quarry each Midsummer Eve beside the Wishing-Pool, and saw it grow in kingliness."
  • "I am already considered by the French nobility as Thomas de Longueville; you may personate the Red Reaver: Scotland does not yet know that he was slain; and the reputation of his valor and a certain nobleness in his wild warfare having placed him, in the estimation of our shores, rather in the light of one of their own island sea-kings than in that of his real character – a gallant, though fierce pirate, – the aid of his name would bring no evil odor to our joint appearance."
  • ""And year by year," said Harding, "I watched to see whether the direst want could bring you to humbleness, and saw you only grow in nobleness; and year by year I lay in wait for my four-footed quarry each Midsummer Eve beside the Wishing-Pool, and saw it grow in kingliness."