HyperDic: lofty

English > 3 senses of the word lofty:
ADJECTIVEalllofty, exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-mindedof high moral or intellectual value
alllofty, eminent, soaring, toweringof imposing height / height
alllofty, gallant, majestic, proudhaving or displaying great dignity / dignity or nobility
lofty > pronunciation
Soundslao'ftiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > lofty: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style.
Example "a noble and lofty concept"
Synonymsexalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded
BroadernobleHaving or showing or indicative of high or elevated character
Spanishelevado, noble, sublime
Catalanelevat, noble
English > lofty: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf imposing height / height; especially standing out above others.
Example "lofty mountains"
Synonymseminent, soaring, towering
Broaderhigh(literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like 'knee-high')
Spanishalto, elevado, eminente, largo
Catalanalt, elevat, eminent, llarg
Nounsloftinessthe quality of being high or lofty
loftinessimpressiveness in scale or proportion
Adverbsloftilyin a lofty manner
English > lofty: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving or displaying great dignity / dignity or nobility.
Example "lofty ships"
Synonymsgallant, majestic, proud
Broaderimpressivemaking a strong or vivid impression
Spanishespléndido, majestuoso
Catalanesplèndid, majestuós, orgullós
Nounsloftinessimpressiveness in scale or proportion

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict