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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



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



3. lofty having or displaying great dignity or nobility

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

Synonymsgallant, majestic, proud



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