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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of raising someone to the nobility; The state of being noble.

Usage examples (39)
  • Verb (used with object), : a personality ennobled by true generosity
  • A nation of new civilisation by what may be called the ennoblement of its lower classes.
  • To be cut out by a prince has always been a kind of ennoblement in itself.
  • In the 1960s in Poland, getting a prison tattoo required special skills and criminal ambition - it was a kind of ennoblement, each tattoo in the criminal world was... for more
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