Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to nobleness: ennoble
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
It is a true tragedy, which must have nobleness and triumph in it as well as disaster.
and I dare say and make it good that all kings, christian nor heathen, may not find such a knight, for to speak of his [Launcelot's] nobleness and courtesy, with his beauty and gentleness.
The title, Angelcopiers comes from a quote in The Photographic Journal published in India, in 1859, about the medium of photography to shape an ideal purity, nobleness or bravery, that it will do-never.
Of those noble deeds which have me for their object I am only the most fortunate spectator, And would rather be the abettor of their nobleness, than stay their tide with the obstructions of impatient gratitude.
is defined to descend of three descents [generations] of nobleness, that is to say, of name and of arms both by father and mother" (110, brackets in original).
The value of such great love and longing is enlarged by what Gray calls a "quaint piece of devotional physiology": (48) an elaborate description of the "blessyd Jhesus'" bodily nobleness, a cause of his extraordinarily great suffering.
On the Monday after my failed gesture of nobleness, I asked Mam-gu for jam tarts.
Blake would have been more likely to have agreed with Percy Bysshe Shelley, who noted of The Laocoon: "Intense physical suffering, against which he pleads with an upraised countenance of despair, and appeals with a sense of its injustice, seems the predominant and overwhelming emotion, and yet there is a nobleness in the expression and a majesty that defies torture.
Ever since President His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan took charge of leading the Federation, he has followed the footsteps of the late father Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, embodying the values of nobleness, honesty and trustworthiness in the interest of our country's prosperity and stability.
The name Al Fursan reflects the values of nobleness and supremacy in the mission of this squadron.
In comparison with Kzena's Apollo-like nobleness, Dagmar Peckova is a mezzo-soprano of "animal" bacchantic ferocity and vivacity, bringing to bear the compact sonority of her full dark voice.
Virtue and cunning were endowments greater Than nobleness and riches.