Definition of noble :
1. A European fish; the lyrie.
2. A person of rank above a commoner; a nobleman; a peer.
3. An English money of account, and, formerly, a gold coin, of the value of 6 s. 8 d. sterling, or about $ 1. 61.
4. Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid; as, a noble edifice.
5. impressive in appearance; " a baronial mansion"; " an imposing residence"; " a noble tree"; " severe- looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; " stately columns"
6. Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable; magnanimous; as, a noble nature or action; a noble heart.
7. To make noble; to ennoble.
monarchical, dire, poor, inferior, candid, impressive, frightful, exalted, reputable, blue-blooded, superior, devoted, liberal, benign, self-denying, superb, portentous, just, ennobling, alarming, plebeian, solemn, terrible, trustworthy, fearful, aristocratical, queenly, horrible, cultivated, high-flown, noble-minded, purple, high, refined, chivalric, rarefied, faithful, extraordinary, lionhearted, sublime, meritorious, terrific, admirable, greathearted, big, shocking, lofty, low, rarified, manly, Lord, sincere, remarkable, upright, tolerant, nobleman, resolute, coroneted, overlord, corrupt, statuesque, dreadful, gentle, wellborn, blue, dread, direful, great-hearted, sympathetic, titled, thoroughbred, excellent, dignifying, valuable, perfect, awful, magnific, upper-class, truthful, veracious, useful, splendid, mettlesome, highborn, highbred, brilliant, elite, eminent, monarchal, formal, common, unreactive, magnanimous, warmhearted, honourable, supreme, preeminent, idealistic, bounteous, appalling, grandiose, elevated, kinglike, first-rate, self-forgetful, queenlike, master, over, distinctive, solid, constant, magnificent
courteous (part of speech: adjective)
dignified, suave, civil, gentlemanly, gallant, polite, deferential, considerate, obliging, agreeable, ladylike, graceful, hospitable, chivalrous, well-mannered, thoughtful, mannerly, well-bred, gracious, decorous, courteous, respectful, diplomatic
benevolent (part of speech: adjective)
noble (part of speech: adjective)
great, aristocratic, imposing, princely, patrician, majestic, celebrated, magisterial, queen-like, baronial, august, imperial, royal, grand, sovereign, knightly, regal, stately, courtly, distinguished, kingly, lordly
respectable (part of speech: adjective)
honorable, saintly, respectable, law-abiding, angelical, right-minded, principled, irreproachable, forthright, fair, upstanding, unimpeachable, righteous, worthy, creditable, good, moral, honest, true, virtuous, untarnished, estimable, blameless, pure
virtuous (part of speech: adjective)
- If I could only be sure that no harm came to you and your noble father!" - "His Sombre Rivals", E. P. Roe.
- Moreover, the affair is none of mine: I come to you from one that is better than I, a woman who is more noble and excellent. - "Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot"", Chretien DeTroyes.
- It is much to be wished that the treasures of this noble house could have been left in it. - "Naples Past and Present", Arthur H. Norway.