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[ ig-zawl-tid ]


  1. raised or elevated, as in rank or character; of high station:

    an exalted personage.

    Synonyms: grand, sublime

  2. noble or elevated; lofty:

    an exalted style of writing.

  3. rapturously excited.

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Other Words From

  • ex·alted·ly adverb
  • ex·alted·ness noun
  • self-ex·alted adjective
  • unex·alted adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of exalted1

First recorded in 1585–95; exalt + -ed 2

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Example Sentences

Furthermore, in Germanic culture, there were also overlaps in ancestor worship and the veneration of elves, thus suggesting how elves were perceived as exalted versions of humans.

The campaign against North Korea’s military leadership also affected the standing of numerous others, notably Pak Jong Chon, shown in the picture still in uniform but with a somewhat less exalted military rank.

At about the end of this month the man who holds probably the most exalted position in contemporary English letters is to arrive here for a visit.

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The result is a no-name defense much like the exalted 1972 unit that backstopped the Dolphins’ famous undefeated season.

Hitchcock's reputation before the Cahiers group had not been exalted.

For liberals, the courts never quite occupied that exalted a place.

But this exalted place in the bar pantheon was not easily won.

Glynn West had been fifteen years old in 1948, the holder of an exalted position in the eyes of the rest of us.

He was about to prove anew that there is no more exalted position in the city than that of a cop on patrol.

It was not an exalted niche to fill in life, but at least she had learned to fill it to perfection, and her ambitions were modest.

Thou hast exalted my dwelling place upon the earth and I have prayed for death to pass away.

This new exalted state was very marvellous; for while it lasted he welcomed all that was to come.

In all letters which the son writes to his father he uses the most exalted titles and honourable phrases he can imagine.

Power, and inherited influence, and exalted social position have a deadly insinuation.


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