Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The amiable cannot use such an instrument, the highminded disdain it.

Er—hear you've gone in for high-minded politics, Heth—r-read a highminded speech of yours—two high-minded speeches.

Suppose he is an honest, highminded gentleman; so much the better for himself.

Her knowledge of the traction muddle was sufficient to afford a background of plausibility for this highminded renunciation.

Hence it is to be altogether disregarded by highminded men who have a regard for their own spiritual welfare.

The individualist asks us to believe that man is naturally noble and highminded, and cares only for the higher and better things.

One of the first effects of this highminded system of management was, that it inspired the boys with strength and self-respect.

There is nothing which so settles the turbulence of a man's nature as his union in life with a highminded woman.

Burke was especially happy in his union with Miss Nugent, a beautiful, affectionate, and highminded woman.