adjetivo (nobler, noblest)
- 1Belonging by rank, title, or birth to the aristocracy: the medieval palace was once owned by a noble Florentine family the Duchess of Kent and several other noble ladiesMás ejemplos en oraciones
- She pulled a necklace that belonged to the noble family from her pocket and threw it on the ground.
- Families knew that their successful integration into the noble ranks of society rested on their lineage being recognized as worthy.
- Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was born in a noble family at Delhi on October 17, 1817.
- 2Having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles: the promotion of human rights was a noble aspirationMás ejemplos en oraciones
- It was a good thing that Allan had the true noble morals and the principles which prevented him from ever taking advantage of Chase's loyalty.
- This personal contact also reminds the student that he or she is part of a larger effort to mobilize the American people for noble intellectual and moral causes.
- A fine noble gentleman, honest and upright, he gained the respect of everybody.
- 2.1Of imposing or magnificent size or appearance: noble arches and massive granite columns there is nothing more noble than a mature pine forestMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Now defiled with graffiti, this noble monument may be as much of a tribute as we'll get for a depression-era Edmonton history; perhaps it's fitting.
- We threaded through the side streets, slowing to pay respect to old grand churches and noble bungalows.
- 2.2Of excellent or superior quality: Chardonnay is the noble grape from which some of the finest white wines are producedMás ejemplos en oraciones
- But salvation is now at hand for lovers of the noble grape who previously had no option but to pour away their expensive and lovingly laid-down bottles.
- If you have been disappointed by bottles bearing such names, do not blame Reisling - it has nothing whatsoever to do with this noble grape.
- I am still yet to be convinced that Argentinian Malbec is one of the great wines of the world, or the Malbec is a truly noble grape variety.
sustantivoVolver al principio
- 1(Especially in former times) a person of noble rank or birth: the greater a noble’s military power, the more land he could control the king imposed a tax on both nobles and peasantsMás ejemplos en oraciones
- She was walking her highest ranked nobles in front of her and her ladies in waiting behind.
- Since it was the day after the great ball, all the suitors and nobles with rank were still sleeping.
- The castles of the rebellious barons were razed and the nobles never challenged the duke's power again.
the noble art (or science) (of self-defence)
- • archaic Boxing.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- Is this a good one, maybe I will get a title shot for the Belgium Title, if not I'll do a last fight in July for charity and then become a trainer and teach the youngsters here in Thailand the noble art of boxing.
- Boxing is known as the noble art of self defence and that's what Michael portrays.
- Boxing may be called the noble art but one doesn't normally associate heavyweight boxers with an artistic pursuit.
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- He cannot only forgive, he can forget; and he strives for that nobleness of self and mildness of character which impart sufficient strength to let the past be but the past.
- They have a nobleness about them that the bigger parties lack.
- So, you see, the mission of our show is to inspire nobleness and a positive way of thinking.
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- We turn the proceedings over now to Rome, where our steadfast fellow brother in arms has been carrying forth so nobly, and he'll be there right though Saturday.
- He's been carrying on nobly through all of this.
- He certainly doesn't ham it up and underplays nobly throughout, but its hard to see why such a conventional misguided scientist supporting role would have appealed to an actor of his calibre.
Middle English: from Old French, from Latin (g)nobilis 'noted, high-born', from an Indo-European root shared by know.