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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

loft•yˈlɔf ti, ˈlɒf-(adj.)loft•i•er, loft•i•est.

  1. extending high in the air; of imposing height; towering:

    lofty mountains.

  2. exalted in rank, dignity, or character; eminent.

  3. elevated in style, tone, or sentiment, as writings or speech.

  4. arrogantly or condescendingly superior in manner; haughty.

  5. noting a rig of a sailing ship having extraordinarily high masts.

    Category: Navy

Origin of lofty:

1400–50

loft′i•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. highness, loftiness(noun)

    the quality of being high or lofty

  2. stateliness, majesty, loftiness(noun)

    impressiveness in scale or proportion

Wiktionary

  1. loftiness(Noun)

    The state of being lofty.

  2. loftiness(Noun)

    arrogance or haughtiness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Loftiness(noun)

    the state or quality of being lofty


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