Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun noble

1 sense of noble

Sense 1
Lord, noble, nobleman -- (a titled peer of the realm)
       => male aristocrat -- (a man who is an aristocrat)

Antonyms of adj noble

4 senses of noble

Sense 1
baronial, imposing, noble, stately -- (impressive in appearance; "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns")

INDIRECT (VIA impressive) -> unimpressive -- (not capable of impressing)

Sense 2
noble (vs. lowborn) -- (of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth")

lowborn (vs. noble) -- (of humble birth or origins; "a topsy-turvy society of lowborn rich and blue-blooded poor")
        => base, baseborn, humble, lowly -- (of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth")
        => common, plebeian, vulgar, unwashed -- (of or associated with the great masses of people; "the common people in those days suffered greatly"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "his square plebeian nose"; "a vulgar and objectionable person"; "the unwashed masses")
        => ignoble, ungentle, untitled -- (not of the nobility; "of ignoble (or ungentle) birth"; "untitled civilians")

Sense 3
noble (vs. ignoble) -- (having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds")

ignoble (vs. noble) -- (completely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose; "something cowardly and ignoble in his attitude"; "I think it a less evil that some criminals should escape than that the government should play an ignoble part"- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.)
        => base, mean, meanspirited -- (having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality; "that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble"- Edmund Burke; "taking a mean advantage"; "chok'd with ambition of the meaner sort"- Shakespeare; "something essentially vulgar and meanspirited in politics")
        => currish -- (base and cowardly)

Sense 4
noble -- (inert especially toward oxygen; "a noble gas such as helium or neon"; "noble metals include gold and silver and platinum")

INDIRECT (VIA unreactive) -> reactive -- (participating readily in reactions; "sodium is a reactive metal"; "free radicals are very reactive")

Similarity of adj noble

4 senses of noble

Sense 1
baronial, imposing, noble, stately -- (impressive in appearance; "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns")
       => impressive (vs. unimpressive) -- (making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony")

Sense 2
noble (vs. lowborn) -- (of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth")
       => aristocratic, aristocratical, blue, blue-blooded, gentle, patrician -- (belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy; "an aristocratic family"; "aristocratic Bostonians"; "aristocratic government"; "a blue family"; "blue blood"; "the blue-blooded aristocracy"; "of gentle blood"; "patrician landholders of the American South"; "aristocratic bearing"; "aristocratic features"; "patrician tastes")
       => august, grand, lordly -- (of or befitting a lord; "heir to a lordly fortune"; "of august lineage")
       => coroneted, highborn, titled -- (belonging to the peerage; "the princess and her coroneted companions"; "the titled classes")
       => imperial, majestic, purple, regal, royal -- (belonging to or befitting a supreme ruler; "golden age of imperial splendor"; "purple tyrant"; "regal attire"; "treated with royal acclaim"; "the royal carriage of a stag's head")
       => kingly, kinglike -- (having the rank of or resembling or befitting a king; "symbolizing kingly power"; "the murder of his kingly guest")
       => monarchal, monarchical -- (having the characteristics of or befitting or worthy of a monarch; "monarchical gestures"; "monarchal pomp")
       => princely -- (having the rank of or befitting a prince; "a princely bearing"; "princely manner")
       => queenly, queenlike -- (having the rank of or resembling or befitting a queen; "queenly propriety"; "clad in her queenly raiment"; "Rosetti's queenly portraits of women")
       => royal -- (being of the rank of a monarch; "of royal ancestry"; "princes of the blood royal")

Sense 3
noble (vs. ignoble) -- (having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds")
       => dignifying, ennobling -- (investing with dignity or honor; "the dignifying effect of his presence"; "the ennobling influence of cultural surroundings")
       => exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded -- (of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose")
       => greathearted, magnanimous -- (noble and generous in spirit; "a greathearted general"; "a magnanimous conqueror")
          Also See-> honorable#2, honourable#1

Sense 4
noble -- (inert especially toward oxygen; "a noble gas such as helium or neon"; "noble metals include gold and silver and platinum")
       => unreactive (vs. reactive) -- ((chemistry) not reacting chemically)

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