- non·no·bil·i·ty, noun
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How to use nobility in a sentence
At the center of it all, ostensibly, is an exploration of humanity—its nobility and its monstrosity.Marvel Finally Made a Sex Scene in ‘Eternals.’ It’s So Bad You’ll Wish They Hadn’t. | Laura Bradley | October 29, 2021 | The Daily Beast
A princess will have to relinquish her imperial status if she weds outside the nobility, but this legal measure drastically reduced the pool of eligible males.Princess Mako's Wedding to Commoner Kei Komuro Puts a Spotlight on the Japanese Monarchy's Succession Problem | Chad de Guzman | October 26, 2021 | Time
The time has come for actions to match the nobility of our words.It’s Time to Put Money Behind All the Talk About Equity | Ricardo Flores | April 5, 2021 | Voice of San Diego
He seems to be saying we’ve entered a new age of stability and nobility.
Isaacson also argues that the pandemic will permanently remake science itself, “reminding scientists of the nobility of their mission” and reversing long-standing trends toward commercialized research.The fierce scientific rivalry over a powerful gene-editing technology | Sam Kean | March 12, 2021 | Washington Post
They work anonymously and there is nobility in what they do.
The du Pont family descended from Huguenot nobility in Burgundy, emigrating to the United States in 1800.
I just tried to infuse it with nobility, because he was after all a king.
The “wound” is the ignorance of the nobility of the individual and of man, and the separation of all of us.Andrew Garfield on the Evils of Capitalism, the Hacking Scandal, and Criticism of ‘Spider-Man 2’ | Marlow Stern | September 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The youthful nobility were singled out by Socrates because they, above all others, were both erotic and courageous.
He gives a list of the sponsors of the baptized Indians, who included many of the French nobility and clergy.
But all men at times betray themselves, and some betrayals, if scarcely clever, are not without nobility.Bella Donna | Robert Hichens
He was the man made for the time—precisely the middle term between the reign of the nobility and the reign of the populace.
The Connecticut tobacco grower is in all respects a man of genuine refinement and nobility of soul.Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce | E. R. Billings.
With one of the sisters, who was allied to the nobility, she formed a strong friendship, which continued through life.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for nobility
a socially or politically privileged class whose titles are conferred by descent or by royal decree
the state or quality of being morally or spiritually good; dignity: the nobility of his mind
(in the British Isles) the class of people holding the titles of dukes, marquesses, earls, viscounts, or barons and their feminine equivalents collectively; peerage
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