Definition of 'nobility'
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Music of the highest nobility crawled forth like toothpaste squeezed from an unending tube. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is a nobility to these characters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Because the nobility of character and action once sent into the world does not return again empty. TOLKIEN AND THE GREAT WAR: The Threshold of Middle-earth (2003)But the political power of the nobility finally declined. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)The Scottish nobility knew all about managing the power of a monarch with worrying ideas in matters of religion. The English Civil War: A People's History (2006)The sons of the nobility and gentry were counselled to "Consort yourself with gentlemen of your own rank and quality. HISTORY PLAY: The Lives and After-life of Christopher Marlowe (2004)As a result, many gentry and nobility families abandoned their country houses for large parts of the autumn and winter. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)The parade was crowded with nobility and gentry, and I had to pull past them in this ridiculous fashion. Three Men in a Boat (1889)
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Translations for 'nobility'
British English: nobility NOUN
The nobility of a society are all the people who have titles and belong to a high social class.
They married into the nobility.
Definition of nobility from the Collins English Dictionary
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