exalted

[ US /ɪɡˈzɔɫtɪd/ ]
[ UK /ɛɡzˈɒltɪd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    an exalted ideal
    argue in terms of high-flown ideals
    a grand purpose
    a noble and lofty concept
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How To Use exalted In A Sentence

  • She was the only woman to rise to such an exalted position.
  • It was exalted in contrast to ‘uniformity of provision’, a state Milburn dismisses as the legacy from the years of ‘ration books and demob suits’.
  • And this, to my mind, is his distinctive failing as a writer: that he has exalted charm and mannerliness above all else.
  • Nay, the majesty of kings, is rather exalted than diminished, when they are in the chair of counsel; neither was there ever prince, bereaved of his dependences, by his counsel, except where there hath been, either an over – greatness in one counsellor, or an over – strict combination in divers; which are things soon found, and holpen. The Essays
  • The normal human desire to rid one's self of a tormenting secret, to "exteriorize one's rottenness," finds satisfaction on an exalted plane in confession to God, or to his appointed ministers. Human Traits and their Social Significance
  • You must decide how to make the best use of your exalted position.
  • For the human shell is not merely geometrical and architectural, like those of apian or beaverish communities; it holds and expresses all those differences by which we are exalted above the bee or the beaver. Civics: as Applied Sociology
  • It could not be called a transfiguration that sleep had worked in his face; for the features wore essentially the same expression when waking; but sleep spiritualized that expression, exalted it, and also harmonized it. Biographical Essays
  • It would have been a rather prosaic match were it not for the exalted company and the fact that the Swiss was on a one-match losing streak. Times, Sunday Times
  • A woman who is so much exalted above what she can deserve, has reason to be terrified, were she to marry the complimenter (even could she suppose him so blinded by his passion as not to be absolutely insincere) to think of the height she must fall from in his opinion, when she has put it into his power to treat her but as what she is. Sir Charles Grandison
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