adjective, no·bler, no·blest.
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Example sentences from the Web for nobler
But nobler souls came to the rescue, and in each instance opening day saw a big win for goodness over greed.
This life is only meant to discipline us, to fit us for a higher and nobler state of being.The Funny Side of Physic|A. D. Crabtre
Another and a nobler strain must be composed and sung by us.The Republic|Plato
This is a record for Georgia nobler far than any she ever gained upon the battle-field, albeit her sons were always in the van.Sword and Pen|John Algernon Owens
British Dictionary definitions for nobler
- (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