Synonyms for lofty

Grammar : Adj
Spell : lawf-tee, lof-
Phonetic Transcription : ˈlɔf ti, ˈlɒf-

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Définition of lofty

Origin :
  • "exalted, of high rank," early 15c.; also "with a high purpose," from loft + -y (2). From early 14c. as a surname. Literal sense of "high" is attested from 1580s. Related: Loftily; loftiness.
  • adj high, elevated
  • adj grand, stately
  • adj arrogant, high and mighty
Example sentences :
  • He regarded the lofty ridges and the deep gaps with apprehension.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • This lofty and blase greeting can come from none other than Roland Barnette.
  • Extract from : « The Fortune Hunter » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • Such absolute and lofty ideas they are, that they can descend to no compromise.
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • You retain your lofty calm: but inside you are little quivers of rapture.
  • Extract from : « The Forest » by Stewart Edward White
  • In a lofty way he received the attentions of the multitudes of strange gods.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • A youth clad in a purple gown and wearing a lofty hat entered.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • I am not so ready to sink from the lofty in to the abject now.
  • Extract from : « Wilfrid Cumbermede » by George MacDonald
  • He was, as I have intimated, a person of lofty demeanour, with a vein of high seriousness.
  • Extract from : « Ruggles of Red Gap » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • In the distance rose the domes of St. Mark and the lofty Campanile.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • She had also a lofty ideal of the sacredness of the marriage tie.
  • Extract from : « A Singer from the Sea » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr

Antonyms for lofty

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