Definitions for loftyˈlɔf ti, ˈlɒf-
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word lofty
exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded(adj)
of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
"an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose"
eminent, lofty, soaring, towering(adj)
of imposing height; especially standing out above others
"an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering icebergs"
gallant, lofty, majestic, proud(adj)
having or displaying great dignity or nobility
"a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"
high, tall, having great height or stature
idealistic, implying over-optimism
a lofty goal
nickname for a tall (usually male) person
Origin: noble, from loft.
lifted high up; having great height; towering; high
fig.: Elevated in character, rank, dignity, spirit, bearing, language, etc.; exalted; noble; stately; characterized by pride; haughty
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.
We are going to scale extremely quickly. We have lofty goals for North America.
Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.
The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions.
It's a lofty goal to be the primary bank for every one of their wealth management clients.
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- luftig, ambitioniert, hochGerman
- ylevä, kopea, korkeaFinnish
- tikoke, tīkokekokeMāori
- hoogstaand, ambitieusDutch
- wysoki, szczytny, wzniosłyPolish
- majestoso, ambiciosoPortuguese
- возвы́шенный, возвели́ченный, высо́кий, надме́нный, гордели́вый, высокоме́рныйRussian
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