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high-minded

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1 having, characterized by, or arising from a dignified and generous nature
  • high-minded efforts to improve the lives of people who are less fortunate

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2 self-consciously trying to present an appearance of grandeur or importance
  • she was too high-minded to admit publicly to watching trashy movies, but privately she loved them

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The first known use of high-minded was in 1556

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“High-minded.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/high%20minded. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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