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synonyms for loftiness

  • airs
  • aloofness
  • audacity
  • bluster
  • braggadocio
  • brass
  • cheek
  • chutzpah
  • conceit
  • conceitedness
  • contemptuousness
  • crust
  • disdain
  • disdainfulness
  • ego
  • egotism
  • gall
  • haughtiness
  • hauteur
  • high-handedness
  • hubris
  • imperiousness
  • insolence
  • lordliness
  • nerve
  • ostentation
  • overbearingness
  • pomposity
  • pompousness
  • presumption
  • pretension
  • pretentiousness
  • pride
  • pridefulness
  • priggishness
  • self-importance
  • self-love
  • smugness
  • superciliousness
  • superiority
  • swagger
  • vanity
  • overbearance
  • proudness
  • scornfulness

antonyms for loftiness

MOST RELEVANT
  • carefulness
  • caution
  • humility
  • meekness
  • modesty
  • respect
  • shyness
  • timidity
  • truth
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How to use loftiness in a sentence

If inferior to Pindar in passion and loftiness, it glows with a more genial humanity and with purer wit.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
In loftiness of head-dress these ladies stoop to the daughters of the North; in richness of dress surpass them.
THE OLD FURNITURE BOOKN. HUDSON MOORE
The first in loftiness of thought surpass'd, The next in majesty, in both the last.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
Its strength, its power, its loftiness, is lodged in an almost divine attribute—indifference.
THE CONQUEST OF ROMEMATILDE SERAO
If Horace refused the pains of numbers, and the loftiness of figures, are they bound to follow so ill a precedent?
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
No one can read this letter without acknowledging its delicacy and its loftiness.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VIIJOHN LORD
He had ended his literary labors with that perfect thing which so marvelously speaks the loftiness and tenderness of his soul.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
It needed a beefy person with fat legs and a large amount of inexplicable dignity, a regular God-knows-why loftiness.
THE O'RUDDYSTEPHEN CRANE
Lady Calmady's serenity did not desert her, but a touch of her old loftiness of manner was apparent.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
No one could look long at Florence Digby and not recognize the loftiness of her spirit and the generous nature of her impulses.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY IN FOUR VOLUMESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO LOFTINESS

  • apex
  • distance
  • elevation
  • eminence
  • loftiness
  • peak
  • summit
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