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lofty

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7 in 6 verses (in OT : 7 in 6 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

loftya. [From Loft.].
  •  Lifted high up; having great height; towering; high.  [1913 Webster]
    "See lofty Lebanon his head advance."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: Elevated in character, rank, dignity, spirit, bearing, language, etc.; exalted; noble; stately; characterized by pride; haughty.  [1913 Webster]
    "The high and lofty One, that inhabiteth eternity."  [1913 Webster]
    "Lofty and sour to them that loved him not"  [1913 Webster]
    "Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme."
Syn. -- Tall; high; exalted; dignified; stately; majestic; sublime; proud; haughty. See Tall.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lofty, adj. (loftier, loftiest)
1 literary (of things) of imposing height, towering, soaring (lofty heights).
2 consciously haughty, aloof, or dignified (lofty contempt).
3 exalted or noble; sublime (lofty ideals).

Derivative
loftily adv. loftiness n.
Etymology
ME f. LOFT as in aloft

THESAURUS

lofty

Gongoresque, Johnsonian, Olympian, aerial, affected, aggrandized, airy, altitudinous, ambitious, analytic, analytical, apotheosized, aristocratic, arrogant, ascending, aspiring, august, awesome, beatified, bedizened, benevolent, big, big-sounding, bighearted, blue-blooded, brand, candid, canonized, cavalier, celebrated, chivalrous, classy, clear, cogent, colossal, compelling, condescending, consequent, considerate, contemptuous, contumelious, convincing, convoluted, declamatory, deified, detached, dignified, discriminating, disdainful, disinterested, dispassionate, distinguished, dominating, domineering, elevated, eloquent, eminent, ennobled, enshrined, enthroned, erect, ethereal, euphuistic, exalted, excellent, famous, fancy, flamboyant, flaming, flashy, flaunting, flossy, fulsome, garish, gaudy, generous, glorified, glorious, godlike, grand, grandiloquent, grandiose, grandisonant, grave, great, great of heart, greathearted, handsome, haughty, held in awe, heroic, high, high and mighty, high-and-mighty, high-faluting, high-flowing, high-flown, high-flying, high-headed, high-minded, high-nosed, high-pitched, high-reaching, high-set, high-sounding, high-toned, high-up, highfalutin, highfaluting, hoity-toity, honorable, honored, idealistic, illustrious, immortal, immortalized, impartial, imperial, impersonal, imposing, inkhorn, insolent, inspiring, intelligent, knightly, labyrinthine, largehearted, lauded, leading, lexiphanic, liberal, lifted, logical, logo, logotype, lucid, lurid, magisterial, magnanimous, magnificent, magnified, magniloquent, majestic, meretricious, mighty, monumental, mounting, moving, neutral, noble, noble-minded, notable, on stilts, openhanded, orotund, ostentatious, outtopping, overbearing, overdone, overelaborate, overinvolved, overlooking, overtopping, overweening, overwrought, patronizing, pedantic, perspicuous, pompous, pretentious, princely, prominent, proud, purse-proud, raised, rampant, ratiocinative, rational, reasonable, regal, renowned, respected, rhetorical, sainted, sanctified, scornful, selfless, sensational, sensationalistic, sensible, sententious, serious, showy, shrined, skyscraping, snobbish, snooty, snotty, soaring, solemn, sonorous, sound, spiring, stately, steep, stilted, stuck-up, sublime, subtle, superb, supercilious, supereminent, superior, superlative, supernal, tall, telling, thoroughbred, throned, tony, topless, toplofty, topping, tortuous, towering, towery, trademark, unbiased, uninfluenced, unselfish, unswayed, upcast, upflung, uplifted, uppish, uppity, upraised, upreared, upright, upstage, upthrown, utopian, vainglorious, valid, vaunting, venerable, visionary, weighty

ROGET THESAURUS

lofty

Vigor

N vigor, power, force, boldness, raciness, intellectual, force, spirit, point, antithesis, piquance, piquancy, verve, glow, fire, warmth, strong language, gravity, sententiousness, elevation, loftiness, sublimity, eloquence, command of words, command of language, vigorous, nervous, powerful, forcible, trenchant, incisive, impressive, sensational, spirited, lively, glowing, sparkling, racy, bold, slashing, pungent, piquant, full of point, pointed, pithy, antithetical, sententious, lofty, elevated, sublime, eloquent, vehement, petulant, impassioned, poetic, in glowing terms, in good set terms, in no measured terms, thoughts that breath and words that burn.

Height

N height, altitude, elevation, eminence, pitch, loftiness, sublimity, tallness, stature, procerity, prominence, colossus, giant, grenadier, giraffe, camelopard, mount, mountain, hill alto, butte, monticle, fell, knap, cape, headland, foreland, promontory, ridge, hog's back, dune, rising ground, vantage ground, down, moor, moorland, Alp, uplands, highlands, heights, knob, loma, pena, picacho, tump, knoll, hummock, hillock, barrow, mound, mole, steeps, bluff, cliff, craig, tor, peak, pike, clough, escarpment, edge, ledge, brae, dizzy height, tower, pillar, column, obelisk, monument, steeple, spire, minaret, campanile, turret, dome, cupola, skyscraper, pole, pikestaff, maypole, flagstaff, top mast, topgallant mast, ceiling, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, altimetry, batophobia, satellite, spy-in-the-sky, high, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, tall, gigantic, Patagonian, towering, beetling, soaring, hanging (gardens), elevated, upper, highest, high reaching, insessorial, perching, upland, moorland, hilly, knobby, mountainous, alpine, subalpine, heaven kissing, cloudtopt, cloudcapt, cloudtouching, aerial, overhanging, incumbent, overlying, superincumbent, supernatant, superimposed, prominent, tall as a maypole, tall as a poplar, tall as a steeple, lanky, on high, high up, aloft, up, above, aloof, overhead, airwind, upstairs, abovestairs, in the clouds, on tiptoe, on stilts, on the shoulders of, over head and ears, breast high, over, upwards, from top to bottom, e meglio cader dalle finistre che dal tetto.

Disinterestedness

N disinterestedness, generosity, liberality, liberalism, altruism, benevolence, elevation, loftiness of purpose, exaltation, magnanimity, chivalry, chivalrous spirit, heroism, sublimity, self-denial, self-abnegation, self-sacrifice, self-immolation, self-control, stoicism, devotion, martyrdom, suttee, labor of love, disinterested, unselfish, self-denying, self-sacrificing, self- devoted, generous, handsome, liberal, noble, broad-minded, noble-minded, high-minded, princely, great, high, elevated, lofty, exalted, spirited, stoical, magnanimous, great-hearted, large-hearted, chivalrous, heroic, sublime, unbought, unbribed, uncorrupted, non vobis solum.


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