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ADJECTIVE (1)

1. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style;
- Example: "an exalted ideal"
- Example: "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks
- Example: "a noble and lofty concept"
- Example: "a grand purpose"
[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.] [1913 Webster] Be not high-minded, but fear. --Rom. xi. 20. [1913 Webster] 2. Having, or characterized by, honorable pride; of or pertaining to elevated principles and feelings; magnanimous; -- opposed to mean. [1913 Webster] High-minded, manly recognition of those truths. --A. Norton. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

high-minded 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