high-minded


high–mind·ed

adjective \ˈhī-ˈmīn-dəd\

: having or showing intelligence and a strong moral character

Full Definition of HIGH-MINDED

:  marked by elevated principles and feelings; also :  pretentious <too high–minded to read any fiction — Alfred Kazin>
high–mind·ed·ly adverb
high–mind·ed·ness noun

First Known Use of HIGH-MINDED

1556

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