adjective, no·bler, no·blest.
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Our noblest people paid with their souls so that we can build a country where we can live in freedom, justice, and dignity.
If a fortune is truly yours to make, it can only be had on your noblest terms.
Washington, unbending in his role as the noblest republican of them all, administered a severe blow to imperial pride.
The noblest leaven in them is love of France and of liberty.French Classics|William Cleaver Wilkinson
The greatest and noblest figure in legislative life of the nineteenth century had passed away from earth.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris
"Damn the stocks," began Mr. Stirn, plunging right in medias res, and by a fine use of one of the noblest figures of rhetoric.
For every day they are not meet, Or for a careless tone; They are for rarest, and most sweet, And noblest use alone.Legends and Lyrics: First Series|Adelaide Anne Procter
A good healthy conscience is the noblest point in the character of that noblest work of creation—an honest man.Punch - Volume 25 (Jul-Dec 1853)|Various
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