Definition of Noble-mindedness

1. Noun. Elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Noble-mindedness

nobiliary
nobiliary particle
nobilified
nobilify
nobilifying
nobilissimus
nobilitate
nobilitated
nobilitating
nobilitation
nobilitations
nobilities
nobility
noble
noble-minded
noble-mindedness (current term)
noble cane
noble eightfold path
noble element
noble gas
noble gases
noble metal
noble metals
noble rot
nobleite
nobleman
noblemen
nobleness
noblenesses
nobler

Literary usage of Noble-mindedness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Love Letters of Thomas Carlyle and Jane Welsh by Thomas Carlyle, Jane Welsh Carlyle (1908)
"Do you also think of all this ; not in any spirit of anger, but in that spirit of love and noble- mindedness, which you have always shown me. Anger? ..."

2. Addresses and Proceedings by National Education Association of the United States, National Teachers' Association (U.S.)., American Normal School Association, Central College Association (1902)
"The truth is that selfishness begets selfishness, and noble- mindedness begets noble-mindedness. The child unconsciously takes the measure of his teacher. ..."

3. The Flush of the Dawn: Notes on Art Education by Henry Turner Bailey (1910)
"That is not the first meaning of the word as given in the dictionary; its primary meaning is, "The quality of being noble; noble-mindedness. ..."

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