Definition of ennoble:
dignify, respect, promote, appease, placate, elevate, lenify, exalt, title, distinguish, aggrandize, gentle, apotheosize, signalize, conciliate, exalt, entitle, honor, assuage, rise, magnify, apotheosize, uplift, praise, mollify, gruntle, pacify, glorify.
The great human virtues will become easy and natural, the untroubled mind, or as much of it as is good to possess, will be ours, not because we have escaped trouble, but because we have disarmed it, have welcomed it even, so long as it has served to strengthen and ennoble our lives.- "The Untroubled Mind", Herbert J. Hall.
- "An Old Man's Love", Anthony Trollope.
The Grand Duke indeed had proposed to ennoble him after he had successfully taught Priscilla English grammar, but Fritzing, whose spirit dwelt among the Greeks, could not be brought to see any desirability in such a step.- "The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight", Elizabeth von Arnim.