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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. having low density;
- Example: "rare gasses"
- Example: "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"
[syn: rare, rarefied, rarified]

2. 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]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rarified adj 1: having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air" [syn: rare, rarefied, rarified] 2: 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]