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high-flown


adjective
1. pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)
- high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school
- a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution
Syn:
high-sounding, inflated
Similar to:
pretentious
Usage Domain:
colloquialism
2. 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-minded,
lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded
Similar to:
noble
Derivationally related forms:
noble-mindedness (for: noble-minded), idealism (for: idealistic), high-mindedness (for: high-minded), grandness (for: grand)


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