nobility

(redirected from Title of nobility)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for nobility

Synonyms for nobility

noble rank or status by birth

Synonyms for nobility

the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct

the state of being of noble birth

Synonyms

References in classic literature ?
No State shall enter into any Treaty, Alliance, or Confederation; grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal; coin Money; emit Bills of Credit; make any Thing but gold and silver Coin a Tender in Payment of Debts; pass any Bill of Attainder, ex post facto Law, or Law impairing the Obligation of Contracts, or grant any Title of Nobility.
Before contacting the broker, potential buyers should prepare his or her title of nobility for verification, jokes the ad.
Among the projection was the entire text of the "Emoluments Clause", under Article 1 of the constitution, for people who might not be aware of it: "No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State.
Although the Constitution mandates that ono title of nobility shall be granted by the United States,o it was clear 200 years later that American voters had apparently chosen othe PeopleAEs Dukes.
Crispulo likewise finds the marriage advantageous, as he desires the title of nobility that the nuptials would bring to his family.