Antonyms for nobler

Grammar : Adj
Spell : noh-buh l
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnoʊ bəl

Definition of nobler

Origin :
  • "man of rank," c.1300, from noble (adj.). The same noun sense also is in Old French and Latin. Late 14c. as the name of an English coin first issued in reign of Edward III.
  • adj aristocratic
  • adj dignified, excellent
Example sentences :
  • It is a school of the moral sense, of the nobler passions, and also a temple of fame.
  • Extract from : « In the Heart of Vosges » by Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • But Europe has ever shown, and now, her nobler men and higher destiny.
  • Extract from : « Slavery Ordained of God » by Rev. Fred A. Ross, D.D.
  • They say that they have never seen a nobler, more charming painting, and so forth.
  • Extract from : « Albert Durer » by T. Sturge Moore
  • In his nobler moods he feels that this is but to evade the difficulty.
  • Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude
  • Will it elevate his thoughts and desires to higher and nobler aims, or inspire him to "look from nature up to nature's God?"
  • Extract from : « Address delivered by Hon. Henry H. Crapo, Governor of Michigan, before the Central Michigan Agricultural Society, at their Sheep-shearing Exhibition held at the Agricultural College Farm, on Thursday, May 24th, 1866 » by Henry Howland Crapo
  • Another and a nobler strain must be composed and sung by us.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • To this nobler purpose the man of understanding will devote the energies of his life.
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • It has been said that "common souls pay with what they do, nobler souls with that which they are."
  • Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • "I don't think that," said his father, whose nature was nobler than his son's.
  • Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
  • And do the cowards knowingly refuse to go to the nobler, and pleasanter, and better?
  • Extract from : « Protagoras » by Plato

Synonyms for nobler

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