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adjective as in high, elevated

adjective as in arrogant, high and mighty

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Uber’s commitment to go all-electric by 2030 is a lofty goal.

The outlook for the electric-vehicle maker has always been contentious, and bears have long argued that Tesla has a business model problem—namely that its main business will never make enough money to justify the lofty stock price.

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It went public at lofty valuations only to see its shares tank.

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Given this backdrop, perhaps the most impressive part of the demonstration isn’t lofty predictions of what brain-machine interfaces could potentially do one day.

Stocks may keep trekking ever-higher at even loftier price tags.

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Be reliable supports of the Songun revolution possessed of a lofty spirit and rich knowledge!

Powell ranks with Patrick Smith in the hierarchy of Florida historical novelists and that is lofty territory, indeed.

There is a tradition in this country stretching back to Thomas Jefferson of lofty ideals for our colleges and universities.

As always, its leaders paid lip service to lofty ideals to obscure the ugly base alloys.

Travel with lofty purpose really began when it was accessible only to a small and privileged class with unlimited time to travel.

We had now approached closely to the foot of the mountain-ranges, and their lofty summits were high above us in mid-air.

It is a lofty and richly-decorated pile of the fourteenth century; and tells of the labours and the wealth of a foreign land.

Sir Cadge was about the same age as the famous beauty, and rose quite two inches above her lofty head.

And man shall be brought down, and man shall be humbled, and the eyes of the lofty shall be brought low.

It was a large square apartment, very lofty and very naked-looking.


On this page you'll find 150 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to lofty, such as: soaring, towering, aerial, airy, high-rise, and lifted.

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