Definition of high-minded
- too high-minded to read any fiction
- —Alfred Kazin
arrogant, bumptious, complacent, conceited, egoistic (also egoistical), egotistic (or egotistical), high-and-mighty, high-handed, high-hat, hoity-toity, imperious, important, overweening, presumptuous, prideful, proud, self-centered, self-complacent, self-conceited, self-important, self-obsessed, self-pleased, self-satisfied, smug, uppity, vain, vainglorious;
: having or showing intelligence and a strong moral character
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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