Visit the forum if you have a language query!

lofty

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
It makes no difference how deeply seated may be the trouble, how hopeless the outlook, how muddled the tangle, how great the mistake. A sufficient realization of love will dissolve it all.
Emmet Fox
Jump to: navigation, search
See also Lofty

English

Etymology

Middle English, noble, from loft, upstairs room, sky.

Pronunciation

Adjective

lofty (comparative loftier, superlative loftiest)

Positive
lofty

Comparative
loftier

Superlative
loftiest

  1. high, tall, having great height or stature
    a lofty bed
  2. idealistic, implying over-optimism
    a lofty goal
  3. extremely proud.

Translations

Related terms

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE