1. [syn: exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
High-minded \High"-mind"ed\, a.
1. Proud; arrogant. [Obs.]
Be not high-minded, but fear. --Rom. xi. 20.
2. Having, or characterized by, honorable pride; of or
pertaining to elevated principles and feelings;
magnanimous; -- opposed to mean.
High-minded, manly recognition of those truths. --A.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature
or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-
flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty
concept"; "a grand purpose" [syn: exalted, elevated,
sublime, grand, high-flown, high-minded, lofty,
rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
84 Moby Thesaurus words for "high-minded":
Christian, big, bighearted, blameless, chivalrous, clean,
creditable, decent, elevated, erect, estimable, ethical, exalted,
fair, full of integrity, generous, good, great, great of heart,
greathearted, handsome, heroic, high, high-flown, high-headed,
high-nosed, high-principled, high-toned, highfalutin, highfaluting,
highly respectable, honest, honorable, idealistic, immaculate,
inviolate, irreproachable, just, knightly, largehearted,
law-abiding, law-loving, law-revering, liberal, lofty, magnanimous,
manly, moral, noble, noble-minded, openhanded, princely,
principled, pure, reputable, respectable, right, right-minded,
righteous, spotless, stainless, sterling, sublime, true-dealing,
true-devoted, true-disposing, true-souled, true-spirited,
truehearted, unblemished, uncorrupt, uncorrupted, undefiled,
unimpeachable, unspotted, unstained, unsullied, untarnished,
upright, uprighteous, upstanding, virtuous, worthy, yeomanly