high-minded

adjective
high-mind·​ed | \ ˈhī-ˈmīn-dəd How to pronounce high-minded (audio) \

Definition of high-minded

: marked by elevated principles and feelings also : pretentious too high-minded to read any fiction — Alfred Kazin

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high-mindedly adverb
high-mindedness noun

First Known Use of high-minded

1556, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of high-minded was in 1556

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“High-minded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/high-minded. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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high-minded

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of high-minded

: having or showing intelligence and a strong moral character

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