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noble-minded

[noh-buh l-mahyn-did]
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  1. characterized by morally admirable thought or motives; righteous; worthy.

Origin of noble-minded

First recorded in 1850–55
Related formsno·ble-mind·ed·ly, adverbno·ble-mind·ed·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for noble-minded

Historical Examples

  • I don't speak of her beauty,—that every one can see; but she's a noble-minded girl.

    Sir Jasper Carew

    Charles James Lever

  • Bonaparte is too noble-minded not to feel the value of such a life as this.

  • You are good and noble-minded, and I have absolute trust in your generosity.

    The Child of Pleasure

    Gabriele D'Annunzio

  • I have thought of a means more worthy of noble-minded and well-bred persons.

    Dona Perfecta

    B. Perez Galdos

  • “Then their tasks are finished,” answered the noble-minded Rosalinde.


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