Synonyms for lofty
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : lawf-tee, lof-|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈlɔf ti, ˈlɒf-|
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Définition of loftyOrigin :
- "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
- 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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