from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Elevated in rank, character, or status.
  • adj. Lofty; sublime; noble: an exalted dedication to liberty.
  • adj. Exaggerated; inflated: He has an exalted sense of his importance to the project.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of exalt.
  • adj. Praised, or honored.
  • adj. Noble, sublime; heavenly.
  • adj. Elated; blissful.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Raised to lofty height; elevated; extolled; refined; dignified; sublime.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Raised to a height; elevated highly; dignified; sublime; lofty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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  • Mostly Shaharrazad is trying to gain "exalted" status with Orgrimmar and the Darkspear trolls.

    "I saw everywhere I'd been and want to go to..."

  • Merja women were described as exalted and beautiful, of mythical personal strength, so much so that if a Merjan village was attacked, the women made themselves drown in the river with their jewels and children, in order not to be subjected to robbery or despoiling.

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  • He was knighted, and began to move in exalted social circles, hobnobbing with the grand and wealthy (Prince Metternich was a particular favourite), and writing long, excited letters to Wolff about it all.

    Thomas Lawrence: The new romantic – review

  • Ergo, Leo, when you deem, in exalted moods, that you are at the summit of existence, in truth you are thrilling, vibrating, dancing a mad orgy of the senses and not knowing a step of the dance or the meaning of the orgy.


  • But if, to a certain extent, her name exalted the class of people, as little aristocratic as possible, whom she entertained, by an inverse process, the class of people whom the

    The Sweet Cheat Gone

  • Riker looked at him and saw that he wore an expression of exalted surprise on his face.


  • As for me, O my lady, Allah (be His name exalted!) preserved my life that I might suffer whatso He willed to me of hardship, misfortune, and calamity, for I scrambled upon a plank from one of the ships and the wind and waters threw it at the feet of the mountain.

    Tehran Winter

  • This lies in their eye, in their design, -- how God may be glorified by them, his name exalted, his interest promoted; this way the bent of their minds and spirits tends.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • The house, thus considered, tends to assume in its evolution a significance more exalted than even the English word "home" expresses.

    The Montessori Method

  • This ecstatic state, though exalted, is not the highest: for Jesus Christ was never in it, nor Moses.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible


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