noble-minded


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noble-minded

adj
of or characterized by high moral or intellectual qualities
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Adj.1.noble-minded - 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"; "a grand purpose"
noble - having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds"
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noble-minded

[ˌnəʊblˈmɑɪndɪd] ADJgeneroso, magnánimo
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My father, you know, came first from New England; and he was just such another man as your father,--a regular old Roman,--upright, energetic, noble-minded, with an iron will.
You can understand now,' she said, with an unspeakable accent of contented noble-minded pride, 'why it is I do not choose to show my sketch.
No, it'll not be soon forgot, as you've come in between her and me, when she might ha' loved me--it'll not soon be forgot as you've robbed me o' my happiness, while I thought you was my best friend, and a noble-minded man, as I was proud to work for.
I am assuredly noble-minded, and chivalrous to a degree
One feels so forgiving and generous after a substantial and well-digested meal - so noble-minded, so kindly-hearted.
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.