high-mindedly
adverb see high-minded

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • high-mindedly — adverb in a high minded manner he talks high mindedly, but we don t know whether he acts according to his principles • Derived from adjective: ↑high minded …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-mindedly — high mind·ed·ly …   English syllables

  • high-mindedly — See high minded. * * * …   Universalium

  • high-mindedly — adverb In a high minded manner …   Wiktionary

  • high-minded — adj having very high moral standards or principles ▪ a high minded sermon on charity >high mindedly adv >high mindedness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • high-minded — [hī′mīn′did] adj. 1. Obs. haughty; proud; arrogant 2. having or showing high ideals, principles, etc. high mindedly adv. high mindedness n …   English World dictionary

  • high-minded — high mindedly, adv. high mindedness, n. /huy muyn did/, adj. having or showing high, exalted principles or feelings. [1495 1505] Syn. principled, honest, fair, ethical, idealistic, scrupulous. See noble. * * * …   Universalium

  • high-minded — adjective having very high moral standards or principles: a high minded sermon on charity high mindedly adverb high mindedness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • high-minded — /ˈhaɪ maɪndəd / (say huy muynduhd) adjective 1. having or showing high, exalted principles or feelings: *woe the land whose women are less high minded than the men. –anne summers, 1975. 2. proud or arrogant. –high mindedly, adverb –high… …   Australian English dictionary

  • high-minded — adjective Date: 1556 marked by elevated principles and feelings; also pretentious < too high minded to read any fiction Alfred Kazin > • high mindedly adverb • high mindedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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