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Noble vs. Patrician — What's the Difference?

Noble vs. Patrician — What's the Difference?

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Noble

Belonging by rank, title, or birth to the aristocracy
The Duchess of Kent and several other noble ladies
The medieval palace was once owned by a noble Florentine family
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Patrician

A person of refined upbringing, manners, and tastes.
Jun 02, 2022

Noble

Having or showing fine personal qualities or high moral principles
The promotion of human rights was a noble aspiration
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Patrician

A member of an aristocracy; an aristocrat.
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Noble

(especially in former times) a person of noble rank or birth
The greater a noble's military power, the more land he could control
The king imposed a tax on both nobles and peasants
Jun 02, 2022
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Patrician

A member of one of the noble families of the ancient Roman Republic, which before the third century BC had exclusive rights to the Senate and the magistracies.
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Noble

A former English gold coin first issued in 1351.
Jun 02, 2022

Patrician

Used as a title for members of a class of honorary nobility appointed by the Byzantine emperors.
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Noble

Possessing hereditary rank in a political system or social class derived from a feudalistic stage of a country's development.
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Patrician

A member of the hereditary ruling class in the medieval free cities of Italy and Germany.
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Noble

Having or showing qualities of high moral character, such as courage, generosity, or honor
A noble spirit.
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Patrician

(Ancient Rome) A member of any of the families constituting the populus Romanus, or body of Roman citizens, before the development of the plebeian order; later, one who, by right of birth or by special privilege conferred, belonged to the senior class of Romans, who, with certain property, had by right a seat in the Roman Senate.
Jun 02, 2022

Noble

Proceeding from or indicative of such a character; showing magnanimity
"What poor an instrument / May do a noble deed!" (Shakespeare).
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Patrician

A person of high birth; a nobleman.
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Noble

Grand and stately in appearance; majestic
"a mighty Spanish chestnut, bare now of leaves, but in summer a noble tree" (Richard Jeffries).
Jun 02, 2022

Patrician

One familiar with the works of the Christian Fathers; one versed in patristic lore or life.
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Noble

(Chemistry) Inactive or inert.
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Patrician

Of or pertaining to the Roman patres ("fathers") or senators, or patricians.
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Noble

A member of the nobility.
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Patrician

Of, or pertaining to a person of high birth; noble; not plebeian; aristocratic.
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Noble

A gold coin formerly used in England, worth half of a mark.
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Patrician

Characteristic of or appropriate to a person of high birth; classy.
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Noble

An aristocrat; one of aristocratic blood.
This country house was occupied by nobles in the 16th century.
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Patrician

Of or pertaining to the Roman patres (fathers) or senators, or patricians.
Jun 02, 2022

Noble

(historical) A medieval gold coin of England in the 14th and 15th centuries, usually valued at 6s 8d.
Jun 02, 2022

Patrician

Of, pertaining to, or appropriate to, a person of high birth; noble; not plebeian.
Born in the patrician file of society.
His horse's hoofs wet with patrician blood.
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Noble

Having honorable qualities; having moral eminence and freedom from anything petty, mean or dubious in conduct and character.
He made a noble effort.
He is a noble man who would never put his family in jeopardy.
Jun 02, 2022

Patrician

Originally, a member of any of the families constituting the populus Romanus, or body of Roman citizens, before the development of the plebeian order; later, one who, by right of birth or by special privilege conferred, belonged to the nobility.
Jun 02, 2022

Noble

Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid.
A noble edifice
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Patrician

A person of high birth; a nobleman.
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Noble

Of exalted rank; of or relating to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn.
Noble blood; a noble personage
Jun 02, 2022

Patrician

One familiar with the works of the Christian Fathers; one versed in patristic lore.
Jun 02, 2022

Noble

Both isohedral and isogonal.
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Patrician

A person of refined upbringing and manners
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Noble

Possessing eminence, elevation, dignity, etc.; above whatever is low, mean, degrading, or dishonorable; magnanimous; as, a noble nature or action; a noble heart.
Statues, with winding ivy crowned, belongTo nobler poets for a nobler song.
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Patrician

A member of the aristocracy
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Noble

Grand; stately; magnificent; splendid; as, a noble edifice.
Jun 02, 2022

Patrician

The lowest class of citizens of ancient Rome who had no property
Jun 02, 2022

Noble

Of exalted rank; of or pertaining to the nobility; distinguished from the masses by birth, station, or title; highborn; as, noble blood; a noble personage.
Jun 02, 2022

Patrician

Belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy;
An aristocratic family
Aristocratic Bostonians
Aristocratic government
A blue family
Blue blood
The blue-blooded aristocracy
Of gentle blood
Patrician landholders of the American South
Aristocratic bearing
Aristocratic features
Patrician tastes
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Noble

A person of rank above a commoner; a nobleman; a peer.
Jun 02, 2022

Noble

An English money of account, and, formerly, a gold coin, of the value of 6 s. 8 d. sterling, or about $1.61 (in 1913).
Jun 02, 2022

Noble

A European fish; the lyrie.
Jun 02, 2022

Noble

To make noble; to ennoble.
Thou nobledest so far forth our nature.
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Noble

A titled peer of the realm
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Noble

Having high moral qualities;
A noble spirit
A solid citizen
An upstanding man
A worthy successor
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Noble

Impressive in appearance;
A baronial mansion
An imposing residence
A noble tree
Severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
Stately columns
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Noble

Of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times;
Of noble birth
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Noble

Having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character;
A noble spirit
Noble deeds
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Noble

Inert especially toward oxygen;
A noble gas such as helium or neon
Noble metals include gold and silver and platinum
Jun 02, 2022

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