nobility: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (nō-bil'i-tē), [key]
— pl. -ties.
  1. the noble class or the body of nobles in a country.
  2. (in Britain) the peerage.
  3. the state or quality of being noble.
  4. nobleness of mind, character, or spirit; exalted moral excellence.
  5. grandeur or magnificence.
  6. noble birth or rank.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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