Mean and Noble


Mean adjective - Belonging to the class of people of low social or economic rank.
Usage example: Alexander Hamilton seems to have had feelings of inferiority because of his mean origins

Noble is an antonym for mean in topics: lowly, poor, hostile, ungenerous.

Nearby Words: means, meaning, meanness, meant, meanly


Noble adjective - Of high birth, rank, or station.
Usage example: despite his noble background, the prince is known for his unpretentious way with common people

Mean is an antonym for noble in dignified topic.

Nearby Words: nobility, nobleness, nobly

How words are described

old old mean old noble
good good mean good noble
poor poor mean poor noble
powerful powerful mean powerful noble
Other adjectives: real, former, wealthy, different.

Both words in one sentence

  • Ye Olde Butcherede Englishe When he does understand a word, "genteel", he takes it to mean the current meaning "gentle" - instead of the old meaning "noble".
  • The fact that he is not more than eigheen years of age at the time, would mean he is a British noble.
  • Royal Blood However, it does mean that a noble family could kidnap and marry him, making those sisters eligible.
    Source: Royal Blood
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