loftiness of character

  • 1 noble — nobleness, n. /noh beuhl/, adj., nobler, noblest, n. adj. 1. distinguished by rank or title. 2. pertaining to persons so distinguished. 3. of, belonging to, or constituting a hereditary class that has special social or political status in a… …

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  • 2 Nationality Rooms — Coordinates: 40°26′40″N 79°57′12″W / 40.444426°N 79.953423°W / 40.444426; 79.953423 …

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  • 3 Jagadguru Swami Sri Bharati Krishna Tirthaji Maharaja — Jagadguru Swami Sri Bhārati Kŗşņa Tīrthaji Mahāraja (Sanskrit: जगद्गुरु स्वामि श्री भारती कृष्ण तीर्थजी महाराज; March, 1884 ndash; February 2, 1960) was the Jagadguru (literally, teacher of the world ; assigned to heads of Hindu mathas) of the… …

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  • 4 Johann Nepomuk Schelble —     Johann Nepomuk Schelble     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Johann Nepomuk Schelble     Musician, b. 16 May, 1789, at Huffingen in the Black Forest; d. there 6 Aug., 1837. At the age of 18 he obtained a position as court and opera singer at… …

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  • 5 nobility — n. 1. Grandeur, greatness, dignity, nobleness, elevation, superiority, worthiness, loftiness of character, eminence, moral excellence. 2. Noble birth, patrician dignity, eminence by rank. 3. Aristocracy, peerage, patrician class, noblesse …

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  • 6 nobleness — n. 1. Greatness, dignity, magnanimity, elevation, superiority, worthiness, nobility loftiness of character, moral excellence. 2. Rank, distinction by birth, station. 3. Stateliness, grandeur, magnificence …

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  • 7 Pride — Pride, n. [AS. pr[=y]te; akin to Icel. pr[=y][eth]i honor, ornament, pr??a to adorn, Dan. pryde, Sw. pryda; cf. W. prydus comely. See {Proud}.] 1. The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one s own… …

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  • 8 Pride of China — Pride Pride, n. [AS. pr[=y]te; akin to Icel. pr[=y][eth]i honor, ornament, pr??a to adorn, Dan. pryde, Sw. pryda; cf. W. prydus comely. See {Proud}.] 1. The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one s …

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  • 9 Pride of India — Pride Pride, n. [AS. pr[=y]te; akin to Icel. pr[=y][eth]i honor, ornament, pr??a to adorn, Dan. pryde, Sw. pryda; cf. W. prydus comely. See {Proud}.] 1. The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one s …

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  • 10 Pride of the desert — Pride Pride, n. [AS. pr[=y]te; akin to Icel. pr[=y][eth]i honor, ornament, pr??a to adorn, Dan. pryde, Sw. pryda; cf. W. prydus comely. See {Proud}.] 1. The quality or state of being proud; inordinate self esteem; an unreasonable conceit of one s …

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  • 11 side — Synonyms and related words: Anschauung, Olympian detachment, Olympian loftiness, actor, adjoin, affectation, affiliation, aggressive self confidence, air line, airs, ancillary, angle, angle of vision, antagonist, antihero, apparentation,… …

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  • 12 Islamic arts — Visual, literary, and performing arts of the populations that adopted Islam from the 7th century. Islamic visual arts are decorative, colourful, and, in religious art, nonrepresentational; the characteristic Islamic decoration is the arabesque.… …

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  • 13 Western architecture — Introduction       history of Western architecture from prehistoric Mediterranean cultures to the present.       The history of Western architecture is marked by a series of new solutions to structural problems. During the period from the… …

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  • 14 JERUSALEM — The entry is arranged according to the following outline: history name protohistory the bronze age david and first temple period second temple period the roman period byzantine jerusalem arab period crusader period mamluk period …

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  • 15 Xenelasia — ( el. ξενηλασία) was the title given to a set of laws in ancient Doric Crete and Lacedæmonia that proscribed the inclusion of foreigners and any foreign arts and music into their respective commonwealths. Application of Xenelasia lawsIn… …

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  • 16 Hasidic philosophy — This article is about Hasidic philosophy. For an overview of the Hasidic movement, see Hasidic Judaism. Hasidus called the Torah of the Baal Shem Tov and his Wellsprings , after his account in a letter to Gershon of Kitov about the elevation of… …

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  • 17 Phrenology — (from Greek: φρήν, phrēn , mind ; and λόγος, logos , knowledge ) is a defunct field of study, once considered a science, by which the personality traits of a person were determined by reading bumps and fissures in the skull. Developed by German… …

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  • 18 Paradise Lost — Infobox Book name = Paradise Lost title orig = translator = image caption = Title page of the first edition (1668) author = John Milton illustrator = cover artists = J. B. de Medina and Henry Aldrich country = England language = English series =… …

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  • 19 ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …

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  • 20 Biblical Antiquities — • Details domestic, political, and sacred antiquities Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Biblical Antiquities     Biblical Antiquities      …

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