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

  2. lofty(Adjective)

    idealistic, implying over-optimism

    a lofty goal

  3. lofty(Adjective)

    extremely proud

  4. Lofty(ProperNoun)

    nickname for a tall (usually male) person

  5. Origin: 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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How to say lofty in sign language?

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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. Leonardo da Vinci:

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

  2. Jeff Matheson:

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

  3. Thornton:

    Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day.

  4. Christopher Dawson:

    The man who is fond of books is usually a man of lofty thought, and of elevated opinions.

  5. Glenn Schorr:

    It's a lofty goal to be the primary bank for every one of their wealth management clients.

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