Use the adjective exalted to describe something or someone that is raised in rank, value, or power. The exalted queen enjoyed regular processions in her honor and gifts sent from foreign lands.

Exalted goes back to Latin exaltare, combining ex ("up") and altus ("high"). You may not have an exalted position at school — maybe you're even one of the peons who isn't going to have a full-page spread dedicated to their achievements in the yearbook — but you'll always have an exalted role in your family, where your quiet humor and up-for-everything attitude brings your siblings together.

Definitions of exalted
  1. adjective
    of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    “an exalted ideal”
    synonyms: elevated, grand, high-flown, high-minded, idealistic, lofty, noble-minded, rarefied, rarified, sublime
    having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character
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