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Noble-minded \No"ble-mind`ed\, a. Having a noble mind; of high moral or intellectual character; honorable; magnanimous. -- No"ble-mind`ed*ness, n.

Syn: exalted, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, idealistic.


adj. 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" [syn: exalted, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic]

Usage examples of "noble-minded".

This young man, of whom I spoke to you last summer, is so noble-minded and full of that real youthfulness which one seldom finds nowadays among our old men of twenty and, particularly, he is so frank and has so much heart.

Yet,” continued the count, becoming each moment more absorbed in the anticipation of the dreadful sacrifice for the morrow, which Mercedes had accepted, “yet, it is impossible that so noble-minded a woman should thus through selfishness consent to my death when I am in the prime of life and strength.

I don't think the noble-minded idiot knows how to lie, and he's as ridiculously slow as these Northmen to accept the possibility that one of his own might somehow have gotten the knack of it!