Definitions for "Nobility"
The quality or state of being noble; superiority of mind or of character; commanding excellence; eminence.
The state of being of high rank or noble birth; patrician dignity; antiquity of family; distinction by rank, station, or title, whether inherited or conferred.
Those who are noble; the collective body of nobles or titled persons in a state; the aristocratic and patrician class; the peerage; as, the English nobility.
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the quality of being exalted in character or ideals or conduct
a small fraction of the total population that strongly influenced all aspects of medieval culture - political, economic, religious, educational and artistic. (p. 311)