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elevated

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of elevated

  1. 1 being positioned above a surface an elevated monorail that transports visitors all over the theme park Synonyms lifted, raised, uplifted, upraised Related Words aerial, suspended; erect, perpendicular, standing, upright, upstanding, vertical Near Antonyms low, low-lying, short, squat Antonyms sunken

  2. 2 very dignified in form, tone, or style the elevated language of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address Synonyms eloquent, formal, high-flown, lofty, majestic, stately, towering Related Words affected, bombastic, declamatory, florid, flowery, grandiloquent, grandiose, highfalutin (also hifalutin), oratorical, pompous, pretentious, rhetorical (also rhetoric), stilted; Attic, cultured, refined; classy, courtly, fine, graceful, tasteful; aristocratic, genteel, patrician; correct, educated, grammatical, proper; academic (also academical), bookish, learned, literary Near Antonyms casual, colloquial, conversational, informal, nonformal, slangy, unbookish, unliterary, vernacular; coarse, common, crass, crude, gross, ill-bred, indecent, lowbred, lowbrow, rough, rough-hewn, rude, tasteless, uncouth, uncultivated, uncultured, unpolished, unrefined, vulgar; incorrect, substandard, uneducated, ungrammatical, unlearned Antonyms ineloquent, low, undignified

  3. 3 being at a higher level than average for the next several days temperatures will be a little elevated for this time of year Synonyms high, escalated, heightened, increased, jacked (up), raised, upRelated Words extreme, full, maximized, maximum, peaked, sky-high, utmost; inflated, over, overfilled, overflowing, overfull, overlarge, overloaded, oversize (or oversized)Near Antonyms decreased, depressed, dropped, knockdown [chiefly British], receded, underAntonyms down, low

  4. 4 having, characterized by, or arising from a dignified and generous nature the offspring of this very wealthy family have been instilled with the elevated notion that they should devote their lives to public service Synonyms big, chivalrous, noble, gallant, great, greathearted, high, high-minded, lofty, lordly, magnanimous, natural, sublimeRelated Words ennobled, exalted, glorified; heroic (also heroical), honorable, valiant, venerable, worthy; knightly, princely, regal; inspiring, moving, numinous, uplifting; august, magnificent, majesticNear Antonyms sordid, squalid, vile, wretched; abominable, contemptible, despicable, detestable, hateful, offensive, repulsive, ugly, vicious; dastardly, dirty, lousy, sorry; little, mean, narrow, small-minded; degrading, discreditable, humiliating, ignominious; coarse, crude, vulgarAntonyms base, debased, degenerate, degraded, ignoble, low

  5. 5 located at a greater height than average or usual from their elevated position the machine gunners had a commanding view of the whole battlefield Synonyms airy, high, nosebleedRelated Words ascendant (also ascendent), ascending, soaring; overhead, overlooking, raised, upheld, uplifted, upraised; topmost, upmost, upper, uppermost, upwardNear Antonyms depressed, descendant (also descendent), descending, down, dropped, fallen, grounded, lowered, sunken; lowermost, nethermost, undermost; abreast, even, levelAntonyms low, low-lying

  6. 6 experiencing or marked by overwhelming usually pleasurable emotion she's been in an elevated mood all week after hearing that she got the promotion Synonyms elated, ecstatic, enrapt, enraptured, entranced, euphoric, exhilarated, giddy, heady, intoxicated, rapt, rapturous, rhapsodic (also rhapsodical)Related Words enchanted, exultant, glorying, jubilant, rejoicing, triumphant; enthusiastic, excited, gung ho, thrilled; blissed-out, blissful, delighted, glad, gratified, happy, joyful, joyous, pleased, satisfied, tickledNear Antonyms blue, brokenhearted, crestfallen, dejected, despondent, disconsolate, disheartened, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, gloomy, glum, hangdog, heartbroken, heartsick, heartsore, inconsolable, joyless, low, low-spirited, melancholy, miserable, mournful, sad, saddened, sorrowful, sorry, unhappy, woebegone, woeful, wretchedAntonyms depressed



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