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high–minded

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adjective high–mind·ed \ˈhī-ˈmīn-dəd\

Simple Definition of high–minded

  • : having or showing intelligence and a strong moral character

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of high–minded

  1. :  marked by elevated principles and feelings; also :  pretentious <too high–minded to read any fiction — Alfred Kazin>

high–mindedly adverb
high–mindedness noun

1556

First Known Use of high–minded

1556


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