Translation of nobility in Spanish:


nobleza, n.

Pronunciation /noʊˈbɪlədi/ /nə(ʊ)ˈbɪlɪti/


  • 1

    nobleza feminine
    the nobility la nobleza
    • Around this castle were the smaller houses of lesser nobility and the members of court.
    • Instead, they were answerable to a complex of hereditary or franchise jurisdictions in the hands of the feudal nobility.
    • The night of 4 August also transformed the character of the French nobility.
    • By insinuating himself into the French nobility, he systematically destroys the men who manipulated and enslaved him.
    • All this made her popular with the French nobility, eventually including the King and Queen of France.
    • But the English nobility keep themselves to themselves and only dine with the pick of the bunch.
    • He spent most of his life in the service of the English nobility, partly as a music tutor.
    • To this extent, the novel could be seen as a celebration of the values of the English nobility.
    • In the Czech Republic, the old nobility is enjoying a new lease of life.
    • Meanwhile, the older nobility was losing income due to declining rents.
    • For the landowning nobility, the portents were not good.
    • At all levels of government, the nobility dominated decision making.
    • With its glittering population of titled courtiers, it also symbolized a whole social system dominated by a privileged nobility.
    • Though the civil service was dominated by the nobility, it became progressively more open to commoners.
    • The prerogative of nobles was to command, and nobilities everywhere dominated the machineries of state.
    • Yet sceptics argued that a large modern republic was not possible in Europe, with its overpowerful feudal nobilities and its hordes of miserable poor.
    • The nobilities of the Italian states (except Piedmont) were broken by the process of unification, and the new state was run by a bourgeois political class of lawyers, civil servants, and landowners.
    • That there were fewer revolts in the second half of the century was due in no small part to a growing mutual understanding between rulers and nobilities, the history of which has attracted less attention than the revolts themselves.
    • They enjoyed abundant mineral wealth, stunning yields of maize and cacao, as well as strong and enduring ties to the Mesoamerican nobilities of Oaxaca and central Mexico.
    • Even he could be persuaded that a man's conduct was so markedly honourable as to justify elevation to the nobility.
  • 2

    (of appearance, action)
    nobleza feminine
    • Such a limitation requires a strong breed of man, however, with a quality of character and nobility of soul.
    • The basic premise of the story is that noble birth doesn't guarantee a noble person and nobility can be present in the most humble peasant.
    • Yes, let's take the classics and teach about nobility, honor, character, courage, commitment.
    • But they wanted to be recognized for their nobility of character.
    • The yardstick for gauging the inherent nobility of a character in major films these days is the slowness of the slow-motion in which their death is captured.
    • I, of course, have remained above all this, not out of any nobility of character, but out of sheer laziness.
    • At such moments nobility and strength of character propel us way beyond our means to be kind and helpful.
    • He spent the entire film buried under a ton of make-up as Frankenstein's Monster but captured the essential nobility of his put-upon character really well.
    • With all the nobility of her character, she kept Margaret's secret.
    • There is a nobility to his character that the other villagers find almost impossible to understand.
    • His face was reasonably happy and his standard expression seemed to be one of aloof nobility, even though he knew he wasn't noble.
    • But if Othello dies a deluded and confused figure, would that not rob him of all dignity and nobility, turning him into the pitiful victim of a vicious, hostile society?
    • She was reputedly of great beauty, and aside from that also possessed much grace, kindness, nobility, and, among other things, charm.
    • Audrey Hepburn is luminous, waif-like, but with nobility that itself transcended her character's station.
    • Her long black hair was tied back in a thick braid, and her blue-gray eyes gazed into mine with a mixture of wisdom, kindness, and nobility.
    • Most of the characters reveal sorry weaknesses but also unsuspected bits of nobility.
    • With all the nobility of her character, she kept Margaret's secret.
    • I don't think Erica is programmed to understand nobility of character.
    • Sport is used as a tool for defining so-called Australian nobility of spirit.
    • She was admired for that nobility of spirit, it seems.