- 1(Of a person or their rank or status) at a high or powerful level: it had taken her years of infighting to reach her present exalted rankMore example sentences
- This is, in contrast, to the exalted status given to a newborn male child who is often considered to be the heir to the family's wealth and thereby considered an asset.
- The poor sweepers in India would be stunned by the exalted status of the sanitation workers in America, who make pretty handsome salaries.
- Consider Tony Blair - a non-neocon raised by neocons to the exalted status that until now was accorded only to Churchill and Thatcher.
- 2Of a noble, elevated, or lofty nature: his exalted hopes of human progressMore example sentences
- 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.
- 3In a state of extreme happiness: I felt exalted and newly aliveMore example sentences
- They felt numb, stunned, but a feeling of exalted happiness was rushing through their souls.
- As does his happy exalted run to school, racing the train.
- An exalted call rang out joyfully, overpowering Griffith's next words and catching the Dawns' attentions.
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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.