lofty

Lofty is a good word for describing something that's high above the ground, or someone who acts like she's high above everyone else.

Dating from the 15th century, lofty originally meant "exalted," or spiritually high, but soon came to mean physically high as well. A towering mountain can be called "lofty." So can someone who walks around with her nose in the air and speaks in a fake English accent. Even if she's only five-foot-two.

Definitions of lofty
1

adj of imposing height; especially standing out above others

lofty mountains”
Synonyms:
eminent, soaring, towering
high
(literal meaning) being at or having a relatively great or specific elevation or upward extension (sometimes used in combinations like `knee-high')

adj having or displaying great dignity or nobility

lofty ships”
Synonyms:
gallant, majestic, proud
impressive
making a strong or vivid impression

adj of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style

“a noble and lofty concept”
Synonyms:
elevated, exalted, grand, high-flown, high-minded, idealistic, noble-minded, rarefied, rarified, sublime
noble
having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character

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