verb (used with object), en·no·bled, en·no·bling.
Origin of ennoble
Examples from the Web for ennobles
The pity is that while it ennobles a few it degrades the multitude.The Day of Wrath|Louis Tracy
Art civilizes because it enlightens, develops, strengthens, ennobles.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 11 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
Thus, in a theoretical sense, it takes us back at the same time that in a practical sense it leads us on and ennobles us.The Aesthetical Essays|Friedrich Schiller
All this so ennobles these islands that they are reported as extraordinary among all these lands.
The irresistible inclination of the people towards all that elevates the soul and ennobles existence was not to be arrested.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.