high-minded

[ hahy-mahyn-did ]SEE DEFINITION OF high-minded
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What contempt must she not feel for him, she who was so upright, so high-minded?

But he is high-minded, and possesses much intelligence and cultivation.

She was high-minded, and high-spirited, and not without a dash of romance.

They can afford to be high-minded, and generous, and noble-hearted, as much as they please.

Then we shall all be able to afford to be noble and high-minded.

He has been deeply hurt, and he is too high-minded to talk about it.

The Master said, A gentleman is high-minded, not proud; the small man is proud, but not high-minded.

A light seemed to burst on Edouard from that high-minded, sorrow-stricken face.

He had been at Oxford with the late Archibald Rennes, an odd fellow but high-minded.

The heroic, the high-minded, the hapless Tecumseh was fallen.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, "arrogant;" 1550s, "morally lofty," from high (adj.) + minded. Related: High-mindedness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR HIGH-MINDED

august

adjectivedignified, noble
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