Synonyms for lofty:
in the air
copious, extensive, awesome, big, capacious, cavernous, comprehensive, ample, magnificent, majestic, huge, generous, giant, immense, tremendous, vast, spacious, elephantine, large, gargantuan, grandiose, gigantic, roomy, colossal, mammoth, baggy, princely, sizable, massive, expansive, grand, great, prodigious, voluminous, towering, impressive, humongous, soaring, bulky, enormous.
airy, big, majestic, haughty, noble, sublime, tall, dignified, grandiose, sky-high, great, proud, superior, cavalier, disdainful, insolent, chivalrous, overbearing, raised, soaring, magnanimous, pretentious, generous, imposing, elevated, aerial, distinguished, high-minded, exalted, towering, ambitious, supercilious.
ornately spoken or written (adjective)
fancy, florid, high-sounding, splashy, grandiloquent, ponderous, showy, inflated, flamboyant, ornate, baroque, voluble, flowery, rococo, rich, bombastic, rhetorical, embellished, highfalutin, bloated, elaborate, gilded, opulent, eloquent.
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Usage examples for lofty:
- That's what he told me, and his heart is so lofty and noble that he will do it. - "The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc", Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba.
- Then the lady arose, and I followed her into a lofty room. - "The Magician's Show Box and Other Stories", Lydia Maria Child.
- A lofty iron- bound coast rose in front of them, and extended as far as the eye could reach on either hand. - "The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred", G. A. Henty.