adjective, no·bler, no·blest.
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Today, there can hardly be a more noble mission than helping America – and the world – usher in a new era of healthy aging by re-engaging and re-committing to the defeat of Alzheimer’s.We Need an Operation Warp Speed for Alzheimer's and Dementia|George Vradenburg|February 24, 2021|Time
The military was the noblest and best part of the nation, but that’s completely gone.Humans Have Gotten Nicer and Better at Making War - Issue 94: Evolving|Steve Paulson|January 6, 2021|Nautilus
The reason is that, on average, millennials much more than previous generations value working for a company with a noble mission, recognized for making a positive impact on society.
In the view of the staunch Federalist Noah Webster, for instance, it was a mistake to think that “to obtain liberty, and establish a free government, nothing was necessary but to get rid of kings, nobles, and priests.”‘Freedom’ Means Something Different to Liberals and Conservatives. Here’s How the Definition Split—And Why That Still Matters|Annelien de Dijn|August 25, 2020|Time
The skateboarder is as irredeemably evil as the others are noble.
If the noble experiment of American democracy is to mean anything, it is fidelity to the principle of freedom.The Sony Hack and America’s Craven Capitulation To Terror|David Keyes|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the string of episodes that aired before that were gripping, noble, and simply entertaining to watch.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was one of the wealthiest women in the world and certainly the most eccentric noble of her time.
And after the Driscoll story broke, another megapastor, Perry Noble, admitted to using ResultSource on one of his book projects.How the Religious Right Scams Its Way Onto the New York Times Bestseller List|Warren Throckmorton|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I find myself chained to the foot of a woman, my noble Cornelia would despise!
What course was taken to supply that assembly when any noble family became extinct?Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
He remembered how his father had execrated this noble enemy, even at the time he declared his worth.
And when wine had unselfed my noble father, you received his passionate insults with forbearance and forgiveness!
The consequence of this quarrel was that, early in 1794, he found himself accused as a ci-devant noble.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
British Dictionary definitions for noble
- (of certain elements) chemically unreactive
- (of certain metals, esp copper, silver, and gold) resisting oxidation
- designating long-winged falcons that capture their quarry by stooping on it from aboveCompare ignoble
- designating the type of quarry appropriate to a particular species of falcon