Associations to the word «Lofty»


LOFTY, adjective. High, tall, having great height or stature
LOFTY, adjective. Idealistic, implying over-optimism
LOFTY, adjective. Extremely proud; arrogant; haughty
LOFTY, proper noun. (informal) nickname for a tall (usually male) person

Dictionary definition

LOFTY, adjective. 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".
LOFTY, adjective. Of imposing height; especially standing out above others; "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering icebergs".
LOFTY, adjective. Having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca