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Definition 1: of imposing height; especially standing out above others - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lofty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an eminent peak
  • lofty mountains
  • the soaring spires of the cathedral
  • towering icebergs

Synonyms for lofty in the sense of this definition

(lofty is similar to ...) (literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')

"a high mountain" "high ceilings" "high buildings" "a high forehead" "a high incline" "a foot high"

Definition 2: having or displaying great dignity or nobility - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lofty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a gallant pageant
  • lofty ships
  • majestic cities
  • proud alpine peaks

Synonyms for lofty in the sense of this definition

(lofty is similar to ...) making a strong or vivid impression

"an impressive ceremony"

Definition 3: of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where lofty or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an exalted ideal
  • argue in terms of high-flown ideals
  • a noble and lofty concept
  • a grand purpose

Synonyms for lofty in the sense of this definition

(lofty is similar to ...) having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character

"a noble spirit" "noble deeds"

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