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elevated

[ el-uh-vey-tid ]
/ ˈɛl əˌveɪ tɪd /
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adjective

raised up, especially above the ground or above the normal level: an elevated platform; an elevated pulse.
exalted or noble; lofty: elevated thoughts.
elated; joyful.

noun

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Origin of elevated

First recorded in 1545–55; elevate + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM elevated

sem·i·el·e·vat·ed, adjectiveun·el·e·vat·ed, adjectivewell-el·e·vat·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for elevated

elevated
/ (ˈɛlɪˌveɪtɪd) /

adjective

raised to or being at a higher level
inflated or lofty; exaltedan elevated opinion of oneself
in a cheerful mood; elated
informal slightly drunk

noun

US short for elevated railwaySee elevated railway
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