nobleness, n. aristocracy, distinction, honor. See - nobility (defs. 1-4).
nobly, adv. 1. honorably, virtuously, scrupulously, conscientiously, with a clear conscience; magnanimously, generously, open-handedly, open-heartedly, freely; high-mindedly, admirably, righteously, decently; honestly, truthfully, aboveboard, in good faith; candidly, frankly, openly, straight from the shoulder, in all honesty; faithfully, loyally, staunchly, steadfastly, unerringly, unfailingly; dependably, responsibly, come what may, come hell or high water, no matter what, if it kills one; vigorously, spiritedly, with might and main; justly, fairly, impartially, even-handedly, correctly.
2. courageously, bravely, valiantly, gallantly; stoutheartedly, manfully, like a man, like a lion, like a tiger, like a soldier; fearlessly, dauntlessly, boldly, daringly, audaciously; firmly, resolutely, determinedly; unshrinkingly, unhesitatingly, without a qualm; assuredly, with aplomb, with a shrug of the shoulders.
3. splendidly, superbly, magnificently, sublimely; awesomely, impressively, majestically, regally, augustly; gloriously, grandly, in grand style, handsomely, beautifully, gorgeously; wonderfully, terrifically, excellently, perfectly, outstandingly, like a house afire, Inf. famously, marvelously; dashingly, with flair, with panache, with style, with flying colors, in championship form, classically; well, supremely, supremely well, to perfection, to a T or tee.
nobody, n. 1. no one, not a one, not anyone, not a blessed one, never a one, Archaic, ne'er a one, Dial. nary one; not a person, not a single solitary person, not a soul, not a blessed soul, no man, no woman; nobody on earth, nobody under the sun.
2. Informal, nonentity, unimportant person, SI. schlepp, nothing, a big nothing, cipher, zero, lay figure; insignificancy, jackstraw, milquetoast, SI. neb-bish; bonehead, blockhead, dummy, Inf. poor sap; no great shakes, no great catch, SI. small beer, SI. small potatoes; second fiddle, second banana, small fry.
nocent, adj. harmful, hurtful, nocuous, noxious, noisome; injurious, pernicious, baneful, deleterious, baleful, menacing. See - nocuous, noctambulism, n. noctambulation, sleepwalking, somnambulism, somnambulation, somnambulance,
noctambulist, n. sleepwalker, noctambule, somnambulist, somnambulator, somnambulant. See - nightwalker.
nocturnal, adj. night, nighttime, nightly, noctiva-gant, noctivagous.
nocturne, n. Music, musical piece, composition, night music, Ger. Nachtmusik; night piece; evening song, Ger. Abendmusik.
nocuous, adj. harmful, hurtful, noxious, nocent, noisome; deleterious, pernicious, injurious, baneful, mischievous; baleful, menacing, malignant, malign; unwholesome, unhealthy, unhealthful, insalubrious; poisonous, venomous, virulent, toxic, mephitic, pestilential, pestiferous, morbific, morbifical; detrimental, disastrous, disadvantageous, disserviceable, prejudicial, damaging, corrupting, destructive, ruinous; malicious, maleficent, vicious, wicked, bad, evil, malevolent, malefic; deadly, fell, fatal, mortal, lethal, killing; murderous, internecine.