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lofty

loft·y

lofty

pronunciation:
lawf ti [or] laf ti
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: loftier, loftiest
definition 1: of great height; high.
synonyms:
aerial, high, towering
antonyms:
low, short
similar words:
alpine, sky-high, tall
definition 2: superior, noble, or exalted.
lofty thoughts
synonyms:
elevated, exalted, grand, noble, sublime, superior
antonyms:
base
similar words:
distinguished, empyreal, great, high, imposing, majestic, proud, rarefied, towering
definition 3: showing a belief that one is superior to other people; proud; arrogant.
synonyms:
arrogant, condescending, haughty, proud, snobbish, superior
antonyms:
humble
similar words:
concerted, disdainful, elevated, hoity-toity, lordly, overconfident, patronizing, pompous, self-important, snooty, stuck-up, supercilious, vainglorious
derivations: loftily (adv.), loftiness (n.)
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