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Words nearby uplifting
Definition for uplifting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of uplift
OTHER WORDS FROM upliftup·lift·ment, noun
Example sentences from the Web for uplifting
He considered music to be a healing art, an “uplifting” art.
Instead, it's for the mainstream crowds looking for an uplifting fall film.Robert Downey Jr. Just Made the Year’s Sappiest Flick|Alex Suskind|September 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In an uplifting turn, the 49ers traded for Martin, who was systematically harassed by his offensive line mate.First Mega-Deal Is Done as the NFL’s Free Agent Scrap Begins|Ben Teitelbaum|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, very little of the dialogue involving race in America today is positive, uplifting, or inspirational.Justice Thomas Is Right About America’s Obsession With Race|Ron Christie|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This means that an agreement, when it finally emerges, will not be uplifting, elegant, and magnanimous.
The spirit of these seven organizations is uplifting in the broadest sense of the word.America's War for Humanity|Thomas Herbert Russell
Is not that an uplifting thought as being the dominant motive which puts in action the whole of the divine activity?Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
Thus, the foundations of mind and of character are laid in clean, intelligising and uplifting influences.Feminism and Sex-Extinction|Arabella Kenealy
Molire and Shakespeare, who knew the limits of their art, never said a word about uplifting the stage.The Theory of the Theatre|Clayton Hamilton
It was protective and uplifting, refining and broadening, to all who felt it.Dawn|Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
British Dictionary definitions for uplifting (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for uplifting (2 of 2)
verb (ʌpˈlɪft) (tr)
- a brassiere for lifting and supporting the breasts
- (as modifier)an uplift bra