loftiness loftiness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the quality of being high or lofty
  2. (n) impressiveness in scale or proportion

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The loftiness of his new post is not inhibiting John Kennedy from tossing off wisecracks.
  2. He is respected, if not loved, by federal officialdom, which he frequently treats with the loftiness of the master ordering his vassals into line.
  3. The Latino also tends to combine the romantic loftiness of Don Quixote with the earthy unscrupulousness of Sancho Panza.

News

  • Mayoral candidate Don Samuels: two-term Minneapolis City Council member

    By Charles Hallman Staff Writer   Councilmember Don Samuels says he is the only mayoral candidate that has “clarity of vision” to work on eliminating the city’s racial disparities. “Nobody has the clarity of vision and the loftiness of vision that I have for this community,” he claims. “I made sure that I penned with […]
    on October 30, 2013     Source: Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder

Quotes

  1. "His international experience and the loftiness of his views made of him ...... a unique personality among France's political players," Sarkozy said in a statement Saturday.
    on Aug 25, 2005 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: 940 News

  2. Kennedy, Salinger said, "was not a perfect man. ...... For all his loftiness of purpose, he did not take himself that seriously. He had no great vision of himself as a political or intellectual giant."
    on Oct 16, 2004 By: Pierre Salinger Source: USA Today

  3. 15, 2008 (Zenit.org).- "With its loftiness, its green [color] and the lights in its branches, the Christmas tree is a symbol of life that points to the mystery of Christmas Eve," says Benedict XVI.
    on Dec 15, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Zenit News Agency

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