high-principled high-principled


  • (adj) having high principles


  1. But his high-principled sincerity usually convinced his detractors that he was crazy and comparatively harmless.
  2. Both these high-principled embodiments of monarchy were young once; both married for love, neither of them ever got over it.
  3. The high-principled minister is no such fighting gamecock as La Guardia, and Maurice Evans makes musicomedy wear a stiff collar where Tom Bosley fit the Little Flower like a glove.


  1. Actress Laleh Eskandari told the Mehr news agency, "I play the role of Fakhrosadat, the daughter of a high-principled and noble family. Fakhrosadat grows old during the film, and I play the role of a psychotic old woman living in the USA."
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Laleh Source: MEMRI

  2. "He was an innovative, optimistic, high-principled and highly motivated master of the game," Levy added. "He played by the rules, and he cared deeply about the players, the coaches, the fans and about the game itself."
    on Jul 30, 2007 By: Marv Levy Source: USA Today

  3. "Karasawa-kun is an honest, sensitive and serious actor. He also has a kind of purity which is found in Coriolanus himself," Ninagawa said. "I think Karasawa-kun can evoke the high-principled atmosphere of a young samurai, something that...
    on Feb 2, 2007 By: Yukio Ninagawa Source: The Daily Yomiuri

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