exalted

[ig-zawl-tid]
adjective
1.
raised or elevated, as in rank or character; of high station: an exalted personage.
2.
noble or elevated; lofty: an exalted style of writing.
3.
rapturously excited.

Origin:
1585–95; exalt + -ed2

exaltedly, adverb
exaltedness, noun
self-exalted, adjective
unexalted, adjective


1. sublime, grand.
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exalt

[ig-zawlt]
verb (used with object)
1.
to raise in rank, honor, power, character, quality, etc.; elevate: He was exalted to the position of president.
2.
to praise; extol: to exalt someone to the skies.
3.
to stimulate, as the imagination: The lyrics of Shakespeare exalted the audience.
4.
to intensify, as a color: complementary colors exalt each other.
5.
Obsolete. to elate, as with pride or joy.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English exalten < Latin exaltāre to lift up, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + alt(us) high + -āre infinitive ending

exalter, noun
self-exalting, adjective
superexalt, verb (used with object)
unexalting, adjective

exalt, exult.


1. promote, dignify, raise, ennoble. 2. glorify.


1. humble. 2. depreciate.


1. See elevate.
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exalt (ɪɡˈzɔːlt)
 
vb
1.  to raise or elevate in rank, position, dignity, etc
2.  to praise highly; glorify; extol
3.  to stimulate the mind or imagination of; excite
4.  to increase the intensity of (a colour, etc)
5.  to fill with joy or delight; elate
6.  obsolete to lift up physically
 
[C15: from Latin exaltāre to raise, from altus high]
 
usage  Exalt is sometimes wrongly used where exult is meant: he was exulting (not exalting) in his win earlier that day
 
ex'alter
 
n

exalted (ɪɡˈzɔːltɪd)
 
adj
1.  high or elevated in rank, position, dignity, etc
2.  elevated in character; noble; lofty: an exalted ideal
3.  informal excessively high; inflated: he has an exalted opinion of himself
4.  intensely excited; elated
 
exaltedly
 
adv
 
exaltedness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

exalt
late 14c., from L. exaltare "raise, elevate," from ex- "out, up" + altus "high" (see old). Related: Exalted; exalting.
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Example sentences
Snipers are refined marksmen and are exalted for their accuracy and skill.
In their photos they look out at us with uplifted faces and exalted eyes.
Each small detail is noticed, proclaimed, discussed and ultimately exalted.
It also shows how much more the sport must do to halt its long, slow decline
  from its once exalted status.
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