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1. elevated, exalted, grand, high-flown, high-minded, idealistic, lofty, noble-minded, rarefied, rarified, sublime

of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style

Example Sentences:
'an exalted ideal'
'argue in terms of high-flown ideals'
'a noble and lofty concept'
'a grand purpose'

2. eminent, lofty, soaring, towering

of imposing height; especially standing out above others

Example Sentences:
'an eminent peak'
'lofty mountains'
'the soaring spires of the cathedral'
'towering icebergs'

3. gallant, lofty, majestic, proud

having or displaying great dignity or nobility

Example Sentences:
'a gallant pageant'
'lofty ships'
'majestic cities'
'proud alpine peaks'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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adjectiveWord forms: loftier or loftiest
of majestic or imposing height
exalted or noble in character or nature
haughty or supercilious
elevated, eminent, or superior

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adjectiveWord forms: ˈloftier or ˈloftiest
very high
a lofty peak in the Alps
elevated; noble; sublime
haughty; arrogant

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of lofty
adj. loft·i·er, loft·i·est
1. Of imposing height.
2. Elevated in character; exalted.
3. Affecting grandness; pompous.
4. Arrogant; haughty.

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