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lofty

adjective uk   /ˈlɒf.ti/  us   /ˈlɑːf-/

lofty adjective (POSITION)

formal high: a lofty ceiling/mountain/wall

lofty adjective (IDEAS)

formal Lofty ideas, etc. are of a high moral standard: lofty sentiments/ideals disapproving If you have a lofty way of behaving or talking, etc., you act as if you think you are better than other people: a lofty attitude/air/tone
loftily
adverb uk   us   /-tɪ.li/ disapproving
loftiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “lofty”
in Chinese (Traditional) 位置, 高的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 位置, 高的…
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