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elevated

adjective

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1 being positioned above a surface
  • an elevated monorail that transports visitors all over the theme park

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3 being at a higher level than average
  • for the next several days temperatures will be a little elevated for this time of year

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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

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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

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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

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elevated

noun

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as in el, elevated railroad

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elevated

verb
past tense of elevate

Synonyms & Antonyms of elevated (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to fill with great joy
  • seeing their son ordained as a priest was one of the most elevating moments in their lives

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2 to move from a lower to a higher place or position
  • the old trick of using a fat phone book to elevate a child to a more comfortable position at the table

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3 to move higher in rank or position
  • the announcement that the pope will elevate several prelates to the rank of cardinal

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4 to assign a high status or value to
  • a decade in which greed and selfishness were elevated to the rank of virtues

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The first known use of elevated was in 1553

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“Elevated.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/elevated. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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