Definition of exalted in English:


Line breaks: exalt¦ed
Pronunciation: /ɪɡˈzɔːltɪd


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 rank
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  • 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 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.
noble, lofty, high-minded, elevated, intellectual, ideal, sublime; inflated, pretentious
3In a state of extreme happiness: I felt exalted and newly alive
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  • 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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  • Gay Liberation Front at the London School of Economics, Warhol positively reeked of a seductive American queer culture at its most exaltedly blatant.


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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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