Examples of nobility in a Sentence
the nobility of his character
They have shown great courage and nobility of purpose.
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The Earl of Strathearn is an ancient title in Scotland, and the original title holders were prominent nobility in the country with close ties to the Pope.
The turban was once only worn by nobility in India.
Yet Fusion’s typical mandate, even defenders acknowledge, is not dripping with nobility.
These days, additions to the Order depend less on pure nobility and more on civil service and service to the Queen.
In his efforts to wrest power from Russia’s hereditary nobility, Ivan the Terrible and his followers confiscated estates and executed thousands of people.
In addition to his good looks and nobility, the young aristocrat was a scholar at the University of Edinburgh and is often seen attending society events in London.
Image In the Horatio Alger myth, nobility of character runs, unfailingly, into good luck.
Don Quixote’ The National Ballet of the Ukraine, on tour in celebration of its 150th anniversary, presents Cervantes’ tale of nobility, illusions and a return to chivalry, put to glorious music and dance.
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: the quality or state of being noble in character or quality
the nobility : the group of people who are members of the highest social class in some countries
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