3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Exalted \Ex*alt"ed\, adjective Raised to lofty height; elevated; extolled; refined; dignified; sublime.

Wiser far than Solomon, Of more exalted mind. --Milton.

Time never fails to bring every exalted reputation to a strict scrutiny. --Ames. -- {Ex*alt"ed*ly}, adverb -- {Ex*alt"ed*ness}, noun "The exaltedness of some minds." --T. Gray.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Exalt \Ex*alt"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Exalted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exalting}.] [L. exaltare; ex out (intens.) + altare to make high, altus high: cf.F. exalter. See {Altitude}.]

1. To raise high; to elevate; to lift up.

I will exalt my throne above the stars of God. --Is. xiv. 13.

Exalt thy towery head, and lift thine eyes --Pope.

2. To elevate in rank, dignity, power, wealth, character, or the like; to dignify; to promote; as, to exalt a prince to the throne, a citizen to the presidency.

Righteousness exalteth a nation. --Prov. xiv. 34.

He that humbleth himself shall be exalted. --Luke xiv. 11.

3. To elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol; to glorify. "Exalt ye the Lord." --Ps. xcix. 5.

In his own grace he doth exalt himself. --Shak.

4. To lift up with joy, pride, or success; to inspire with delight or satisfaction; to elate.

They who thought they got whatsoever he lost were mightily exalted. --Dryden.

5. To elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical instrument. --Is. xxxvii. 23.

Now Mars, she said, let Fame exalt her voice. --Prior.

6. (Alchem.) To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies.

With chemic art exalts the mineral powers. --Pope.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



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}]

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