Definition of exalted in English:

exalted

Line breaks: exalt¦ed
Pronunciation: /ɪgˈzɔːltɪd
 
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adjective

  • 2Of a noble, elevated, or lofty nature: his exalted hopes of human progress
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    • Given its coming of age in the 19th Century, this tradition has tended to elevate humans over nature and accorded an exalted place to human consciousness.
    • In fact, he argued that it was because of this exalted nature that the arts, and culture more generally, could guide the nation in its path toward development.
    • Yet Cocteau made ‘the noblest and most exalted claims’ for poets, and the poet's immortality is very special and real.
    Synonyms
    noble, lofty, high-minded, elevated, intellectual, ideal, sublime; inflated, pretentious

Derivatives

exaltedly

adverb
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  • Gay Liberation Front at the London School of Economics, Warhol positively reeked of a seductive American queer culture at its most exaltedly blatant.

exaltedness

noun
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  • ‘’ portrays the state of a person when he trembles and shudders while imagining someone's exaltedness and grandeur.
  • If there is no Creator, then Man is an animal - but for that, no less capable of grace, exaltedness, piety, salvation, or any of those other noble ideals often monopolized by people of faith.

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