[ US /ɪˈnoʊbəɫ/ ]
confer dignity or honor upon
He was dignified with a title
- give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
How To Use ennoble In A Sentence
- Persons thus co-opted by the Senate were liable to the burden of the praetorship , and likewise those whom the Emperor ennobled, unless special exemption were granted.
- He ennobled everything he touched with his brush or his pencil.
- In a strange way she seemed ennobled by the grief she had experienced.
- It is not true suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.
- The recently ennobled Lord Farmer has vivid memories of childhood. Times, Sunday Times
- He was ennobled in 1774 and put in charge of irregular forces.
- It still gratifies us today to read George Orwell: we feel ennobled by him.
- The total effect of Aristofie's thought is to ennoble humanity and to increase personal responsibility.
- I certainly believe that the blogosphere should advance and ennoble the public debate - not coarsen it.
- Ye have known the deeds that have raised this war between me and you, sons of Adnan; and if I do not appease myself among you, never may I be called ennobled in my parents! Antar :