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exalted Line breaks: exalt¦ed
Pronunciation: /ɪɡˈzɔːltɪd/

Definition of exalted in English:


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.
elated, exultant, jubilant, joyful, joyous, triumphant, rapturous, rhapsodic, ecstatic, blissful, transported, delighted, happy, gleeful, exuberant, exhilarated
informal high, up


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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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