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lofty
American English: /ˈlɔfti/
British English: /ˈlɒfti/

Translation of lofty in Spanish:

adjective -tier, -tiest

  • 1.1 (elevated, grand)
    (aims/ideals/sentiments)
    Example sentences
    • The GGA failed to live up to its lofty and noble ideals due largely to the self-serving nature of some of its less progressive members.
    • It is a world where nobody aspires to anything lofty, noble, or daring, and where nobody must love another when such love is fragile, mysterious, and hard.
    • A noble and lofty goal, the setup is an interesting one but the actual action is brutally difficult.
    1.2 (haughty) his lofty manner
    su altivez or su altanería
    Example sentences
    • On no account is he an aloof, lofty person, but instead he eats and drinks with the Minjung, sometimes asking favours from them or vice versa, granting their requests.
    • The conversational performance bar was high - not to any ridiculously lofty intellectual setting, but higher than I am generally used to in the general course of things.
    • It has inspired essays by France's lofty intellectuals.
    1.3 (high) [literary]
    (mountain/spire)
    (room)
    de techos altos
    Example sentences
    • The 12 girls took to the lofty heights of Lugnaquilla to participate in a sponsored walk in aid of the Special Olympics.
    • From the lofty heights of Neiphin Mountain, you can view the landscape from Keenagh all the way to Easkey.
    • Giant yellow-poplars are remarkable for their lofty heights and barely tapering columnar shapes.

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