What does lofty mean?

Definitions for lofty
ˈlɔf ti, ˈlɒf-lofty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. 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"

  3. gallant, lofty, majestic, proud(adj)

    having or displaying great dignity or nobility

    "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"

Wiktionary

  1. lofty(Adjective)

    high, tall, having great height or stature

    Etymology: noble, from loft.

  2. lofty(Adjective)

    idealistic, implying over-optimism

    a lofty goal

    Etymology: noble, from loft.

  3. lofty(Adjective)

    extremely proud

    Etymology: noble, from loft.

  4. Lofty(ProperNoun)

    nickname for a tall (usually male) person

    Etymology: noble, from loft.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lofty

    lifted high up; having great height; towering; high

  2. Lofty

    fig.: Elevated in character, rank, dignity, spirit, bearing, language, etc.; exalted; noble; stately; characterized by pride; haughty

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lofty in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lofty in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of lofty in a Sentence

  1. Matt Schlapp:

    Ronald Reagan deserves this lofty platform Ronald Reagan is on, where people want to refer to Ronald Reagan, they want to compare themselves to Ronald Reagan. I think that is all positive, at this moment, we need a conservative who speaks not in pale pastels but bold colors.

  2. Jeff Matheson:

    We are going to scale extremely quickly. We have lofty goals for North America.

  3. James Allen:

    Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so you shall become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil.

  4. Leonardo da Vinci:

    Men of lofty genius when they are doing the least work are most active.

  5. Metastasio:

    He who devises evil for another falls at last into his own pit, and the most cunning finds himself caught by what he had prepared for another. But virtue without guile, erect like the lofty palm, rises with greater vigour when it is oppressed.

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