Definition of nobility :
1. The quality or state of being noble; superiority of mind or of character; commanding excellence; eminence.
2. The state of being of high rank or noble birth; patrician dignity; antiquity of family; distinction by rank, station, or title, whether inherited or conferred.
3. Those who are noble; the collictive body of nobles or titled persons in a stste; the aristocratic and patrician class; the peerage; as, the English nobility.
allure, grandeur, gentlewoman, pluck, resplendence, magnanimousness, gallantry, character, sublimeness, noblesse, gentry, gentleman, glamor, upper crust, polite society, polite company, Brahman, daring, glitz, brilliance, nerve, stupendousness, patriciate, the upper class, gloriousness, royalty, glory, lure, upper class, gentility, splendour, blue blood, society, superbness, charisma, quality, splendiferousness, courage, magnetism, the nobility, birth, gentlefolk, gorgeousness, over, charm, splendidness, blood, bravery, bravado, resplendency, splendor, flower, peerage, nobleness, heroics, kin, good looks, appeal, magnificence
nobility (part of speech: noun)
greatness, knightliness, augustness, queenliness, regality, lordliness, grandness, kingliness, stateliness, courtliness, heroicalness, majesty, sovereignty, distinction, princeliness, stature, dignity, aristocracy, imperialness
superior (part of speech: noun)
master, superior, prodigy, premier, boss, sovereign, prima donna, paragon, elite, commander, virtuoso, superwoman, star, wonderwoman, champion, exceller, president, leader, superman, winner, victor, chief, champ, prize winner
virtue (part of speech: noun)
respectability (part of speech: noun)
honesty, unimpeachability, creditability, law-abidingness, irreproachability, saintliness, goodness, estimableness, righteousness, angelicness, respectability, morality, purity, blamelessness, worthiness, upstandingness, right-mindedness, virtuousness, probity, forthrightness, fairness, trueness, honor
- It found the only nobility or claim to rank in higher capacity for virtue. - "Roman Society from Nero to Marcus Aurelius", Samuel Dill.
- It is so sweet to deal with true nobility. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
- Another sort of oligarchy is, when the power is an hereditary nobility. - "Politics A Treatise on Government", Aristotle.