elevated

I
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Raised]
Syn. aerial, towering, lofty, tall; see high 2 , raised 1 .
2. [Noble]
Syn. exalted, sublime, dignified, eminent; see grand 2 , noble 1 .
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
lofty, exalted, noble, grand, eminent, high, upstanding, distinguished, admirable, *put on a pedestal.
ANT.: lowly, inferior, humble
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Being positioned above a given level: raised. See RISE. 2. Abnormally increased, especially in intensity: heightened, high, raised. See INCREASE. 3. Raised to or occupying a high position or rank: august, exalted, grand, high-ranking, lofty. See RISE. 4. Being on a high intellectual or moral level: high-minded, moral, noble. See HIGH. 5. Exceedingly dignified in form, tone, or style: eloquent, exalted, grand, high, high-flown, lofty. See HIGH, STYLE. 6. Feeling great delight and joy: elate, elated, overjoyed. Slang: up. See HAPPY.

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