English to Afrikaans Meaning :: lofty

Lofty :
verhewe
- verheweuit die hoogte
 

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Adjective(1) of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style(2) of imposing height; especially standing out above others(3) having or displaying great dignity or nobility

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(1) What you need to cultivate here, as a composer, is an air of lofty disdain for us poor sweat-shop craftspeople down here.(2) It is a world where nobody aspires to anything lofty , noble, or daring, and where nobody must love another when such love is fragile, mysterious, and hard.(3) Unlike their British and American counterparts, French politicians have generally exhibited a lofty disdain for the concept of crafting an image.(4) Some will smirk at such lofty aspirations, calling them silly, if not impossible.(5) What is occurring in this affair is a soft but highly effective form of modern ÔÇÿcensorshipÔÇÖ, that by lofty disdain and complete disregard.(6) It's a lofty ideal and one which will probably remain in the ivory tower of newspaper journalism, but I would add one caveat.(7) It has inspired essays by France's lofty intellectuals.(8) However, considerable friction arose from the beginning between lofty republican ideals and the lure of distant lands.(9) Daredevil can't shoot industrial strength spider webs or soar between lofty towers.(10) Given that organisation's lofty disdain for those of us working in the popular press, it is also very tempting to do so.(11) From his lofty perch atop the tallest pine at the highest point of Drangle pass, Forlon surveyed the peaceful terrain with satisfaction.(12) The Berkeley Court Hotel's opulent ballroom with its lofty ceiling, tall mirrors and huge chandeliers offers the perfect backdrop for a glamorous night.(13) This is her favourite pastime as it escalates her already lofty notions of self-importance.(14) Unlike some of his predecessors, he never seems lofty or arrogant.(15) His actions have distressed the great many journalists who go to pains every day to uphold the lofty ideals of their chosen craft.(16) Do they have the same lofty goals and aspirations as able-bodied individuals?
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(1) lofty tone ::
verhewe toon
Synonyms
Adjective
1. tall ::
hoog
2. noble ::
edele
3. haughty ::
hoogmoedig
4. majestic ::
majestieuse
5. high-minded ::
hoogmoedig
6. soaring ::
stygende
Antonyms
1. low ::
lae
2. short ::
kort
3. squat ::
hurk
Different Forms
loftily, lofty
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