Student Thesaurus

One entry found for lofty.
Entry Word: lofty
Function: adjective
Text: 1 extending to a great distance upward <the ever-increasing lofty heights of the world's skyscrapers> -- see HIGH 1
2 having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude <she acts all lofty and superior just because she gets straight A's> -- see ARROGANT
3 having or displaying feelings of scorn for what is regarded as beneath oneself <his lofty attitude toward menial chores really rankles the other camp counselors> -- see PROUD 1
4 having, characterized by, or arising from a dignified and generous nature <remained true to the cause's lofty ideals, regardless of the changing winds of popular opinion> -- see NOBLE 2
5 very dignified in form, tone, or style <the lofty nature of the coronation ceremony> -- see ELEVATED 2