adjective, no·bler, no·blest.
Origin of noble
Can be confusedNobel noble
Examples from the Web for nobleness
At the Olympics, I was proud of my nobleness, and anyone who suggests otherwise is taking part in the bitter politics of envy.
Till all success be nobleness, As governor and in business, I was proud of my success.
Now I know that no one can build his security upon the nobleness of another person.Alexander's Bridge and The Barrel Organ|Willa Cather and Alfred Noyes
Felix himself is one of George Eliot's masterpieces in the way of nobleness of ideal and firmness of drawing.Women Novelists of Queen Victoria's Reign|Mrs. [Margaret] Oliphant
Brought face to face, each must recognise the nobleness of the other.Robert Elsmere|Mrs. Humphry Ward
It pictures the beauty and nobleness of a life of active and unselfish devotion to the welfare of others.The Pansy Magazine, August 1886|Various
He then appealed to her heart, and spoke of his uncle's nobleness in fearing to obtain an unfair advantage over her.Put Yourself in His Place|Charles Reade
British Dictionary definitions for nobleness
- (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