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high-minded

[hahy-mahyn-did] /ˈhaɪˈmaɪn dɪd/
adjective
1.
having or showing high, exalted principles or feelings.
Origin
1495-1505
1495-1505
Related forms
high-mindedly, adverb
high-mindedness, noun
Synonyms
principled, honest, fair, ethical, idealistic, scrupulous. See noble.
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British Dictionary definitions for highminded

high-minded

adjective
1.
having or characterized by high moral principles
2.
(archaic) arrogant; haughty
Derived Forms
high-mindedly, adverb
high-mindedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for highminded

high-minded

adj.

c.1500, "arrogant;" 1550s, "morally lofty," from high (adj.) + minded. Related: High-mindedness.

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