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English adjective: lofty

1. lofty of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style


SamplesAn exalted ideal.
Argue in terms of high-flown ideals.
A noble and lofty concept.
A grand purpose.


Synonymselevated, exalted, grand, high-flown, high-minded, idealistic, noble-minded, rarefied, rarified, sublime


Similarnoble


Antonymsignoble

2. lofty of imposing height; especially standing out above others


SamplesAn eminent peak.
Lofty mountains.
The soaring spires of the cathedral.
Towering icebergs.


Synonymseminent, soaring, towering


Similarhigh


Antonymslow

3. lofty having or displaying great dignity or nobility


SamplesA gallant pageant.
Lofty ships.
Majestic cities.
Proud alpine peaks.


Synonymsgallant, majestic, proud


Similarimpressive


Antonymsunimpressive









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