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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


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Nothing need be said to illustrate the importance of the prohibition of titles of nobility.
Besides her predilection for the nobility, Mademoiselle Cormon had another and very excusable mania: that of being loved for herself.
Those two majestic relics of the nobility and clergy, though of very different habits and morals, recognized each other by their generous traits.
The royal family were in England, the Orleans branch excepted, and the high nobility were very generally on their "high ropes," or, a bouder.
A monarchy, where there is no nobility at all, is ever a pure and absolute tyranny; as that of the Turks.
Labor and Clergy, Nobility and Merchandise, had come to rest upon the marble table of the Palais de Justice, and to utter, in the presence of the honest audience, as many sentences and maxims as could then be dispensed at the Faculty of Arts, at examinations, sophisms, determinances, figures, and acts, where the masters took their degrees.
de Mazarin, in exchange for Percerin supplying him with a full suit of ceremonial vestments as cardinal, one fine day slipped letters of nobility into his pocket.
there's to be an Extraordinary Meeting of the nobility, and they are talking of a levy of ten men per thousand.
Following the band came the nobility of Bunnybury, all richly dressed and hopping along on their rear legs.
But he could well stand it, for it seemed to add a certain nobility of refinement to the riotous excess of life that had always marked his features.
His human fictions, as you choose to call them, make for nobility and manhood.
Therefore, O my brethren, a NEW NOBILITY is needed, which shall be the adversary of all populace and potentate rule, and shall inscribe anew the word "noble" on new tables.
To acknowledge the kindness with which it has been received in all the principal towns of England through which the Show has passed, and where it has been most favourably noticed by the respected conductors of the public Press, and by the Nobility and Gentry.
He despised the nobility, and believed the mass of the nobility to be secretly in favor of serfdom, and only concealing their views from cowardice.
Now exhibiting within'--'The genuine and only Jarley'--'Jarley's unrivalled collection'--'Jarley is the delight of the Nobility and Gentry'--'The Royal Family are the patrons of Jarley.