Synonyms of lofty in English:

lofty


See definition of lofty

adjective

1‘the buildings have lofty towers and spires’

SYNONYMS

tall, high, giant, towering, soaring, sky-high, sky-scraping

imposing, magnificent, majestic

ANTONYMS

low, short

2‘lofty ideals’

SYNONYMS

noble, exalted, high, high-minded, grand, fine, sublime, elevated, worthy

ANTONYMS

base, lowly

3‘he has obtained a lofty position in Hollywood’

SYNONYMS

eminent, prominent, leading, distinguished, illustrious, renowned, celebrated, elevated, esteemed, honoured, respected

ANTONYMS

base

4‘they looked on with lofty disdain’

SYNONYMS

haughty, proud, aloof, arrogant, disdainful, supercilious, condescending, patronizing, scornful, contemptuous, self-important, conceited, snobbish

lordly, grandiose, imperious, pompous, magisterial, overweening, overbearing

informal high and mighty, stuck-up, snooty, snotty, toffee-nosed, uppity, uppish, hoity-toity

literary vainglorious

archaic contumelious

ANTONYMS

modest