Nobility

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Nobility->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ nobility
nobility
rank
condition
distinction
optimacy
blood
pur sang
birth
high descent
order
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ quality
quality
gentility
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ blue blood of Castile
blue blood of Castile
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ ancien regime
ancien regime
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ high life
high life
haute monde
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ upper classes
upper classes
upper ten thousand
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ the four hundred
the four hundred
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ elite
elite
aristocracy
great folks
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ fashionable world
fashionable world
&c.(fashion) 852
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ peer
peer
peerage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ house of lords
house of lords
house of peers
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ lords
lords
lords temporal and spiritual
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ noblesse
noblesse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ noble
noble
nobleman
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ lord
lord
lordling
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ grandee
grandee
magnifico
hidalgo
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ daimio
daimio
daimyo
samurai
shizoku
=>(all Japanese)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ don
don
donship
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ aristocrat
aristocrat
swell
three-tailed bashaw
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ gentleman
gentleman
squire
squireen
patrician
laureate
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ gentry
gentry
gentlefolk
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ 2
???>*
squirarchy
better sort magnates
primates
optimates
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ pantisocracy
pantisocracy
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ king
king
&c.(master) 745
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ atheling
atheling
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ prince
prince
duke
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ marquis
marquis
marquisate
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ earl
earl
viscount
baron
thane
banneret
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ baronet
baronet
baronetcy
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ knight
knight
knighthood
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ count
count
armiger
laird
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ 9
???>*
signior
seignior
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ esquire
esquire
boyar
margrave
vavasour
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ emir
emir
ameer
scherif
sharif
effendi
wali
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ sahib
sahib
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ chevalier
chevalier
maharaja
nawab
palsgrave
pasha
rajah
waldgrave
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ princess
princess
begum
duchess
marchioness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ countess
countess
&c.???
lady
dame
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ memsahib
memsahib
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ Doνa
Doνa
maharani
rani
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ personage of distinction
personage of distinction
man of distinction
personage of rank
man of rank
personage of mark
man of mark
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ notables
notables
notabilities
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ celebrity
celebrity
bigwig
magnate
great man
star
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ big bug
big bug
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ big gun
big gun
great gun
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ gilded rooster
gilded rooster
???>*
=>(U.S.)
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ magni nominis umbra
magni nominis umbra
=>(Lucan)
=> every inch a king
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ every inch a king
every inch a king
=>(Lear)
PARAG:Nobility->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be noble
be noble
&c.->Adj.
PARAG:Nobility->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ noble
noble
exalted
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ of rank
of rank
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ princely
princely
titled
patrician
aristocratic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ high-
high-
well-born
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ of gentle blood
of gentle blood
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ genteel
genteel
comme il faut
gentlemanlike
courtly
&c.(fashionable) 852
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ highly respectable
highly respectable
PARAG:Nobility->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in high quarters
in high quarters

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Nobility — No*bil i*ty, n. [L. nobilitas: cf. OF. nobilit[ e]. See {Noble}.] 1. The quality or state of being noble; superiority of mind or of character; commanding excellence; eminence. [1913 Webster] Though she hated Amphialus, yet the nobility of her… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nobility — (engl., spr. nŏbillitĭ), der englische und schottische hohe Adel, d.h. Dukes (Herzoge), Marquesses (Marquis), Earls (Grafen), Viscounts (Vikoniten) und Lords im engern Sinne (Barone). Der N. (den Noblemen) schließt sich die Gentry an, welche die… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Nobility — Nobilĭty, Noblemen (spr. nohblmĕn), engl. Bezeichnung des hohen Geburtsadels; fünf Stufen: Dukes (Herzöge), Marquesses, Earls (Grafen), Viscounts, Barons …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • nobility — index character (reputation), distinction (reputation), elite, eminence, prestige Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. B …   Law dictionary

  • nobility — (n.) mid 14c., quality of being excellent or rare, from O.Fr. nobilite high rank; dignity, grace; great deed (12c., Mod.Fr. nobilité), and directly from L. nobilitatem (nom. nobilitas) celebrity, fame; high birth; excellence, superiority; the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • nobility — *aristocracy, gentry, county, elite, society …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • nobility — [n] aristocracy; eminence dignity, elevation, elite, ennoblement, exaltation, excellence, generosity, gentry, glorification, grandeur, greatness, high society, honor, illustriousness, incorruptibility, integrity, loftiness, magnanimity,… …   New thesaurus

  • nobility — ► NOUN 1) the quality of being noble. 2) the aristocracy …   English terms dictionary

  • nobility — [nō bil′ə tē] n. pl. nobilities [ME nobilite < OFr nobilité < L nobilitas] 1. the quality or state of being noble 2. high station or rank in society, esp. when accompanied by a title 3. the class of people of noble rank or having hereditary …   English World dictionary

  • Nobility — Nobles redirects here. For other uses, see Nobles (disambiguation). For other uses, see Noble (disambiguation). Nobility is a social class which possesses more acknowledged privileges or eminence than members of most other classes in a society,… …   Wikipedia

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