high-mindedness

  • 1 High-mindedness — High mind ed*ness, n. The quality of being highminded; nobleness; magnanimity. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 high-mindedness — index honesty, integrity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 high-mindedness — high mind·ed·ness …

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  • 4 high-mindedness — noun elevated ideals or conduct; the quality of believing that ideals should be pursued • Syn: ↑idealism, ↑noble mindedness • Derivationally related forms: ↑noble minded (for: ↑noble mindedness), ↑idealistic ( …

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  • 5 high-mindedness — noun see high minded …

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  • 6 high-mindedness — See high mindedly. * * * …

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  • 7 high-mindedness — noun The characteristic of being high minded …

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

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  • 9 high-minded — c.1500, arrogant; 1550s, morally lofty, from HIGH (Cf. high) (adj.) + MINDED (Cf. minded). Related: High mindedness …

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  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 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. * * * …

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  • 12 high-flown — adjective 1. pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals) high flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school a high sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution • Syn: ↑high sounding, ↑inflated • Similar to …

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

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  • 14 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… …

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  • 15 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 …

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  • 16 high-minded — adj. 1 having high moral principles. 2 archaic proud. Derivatives: high mindedly adv. high mindedness n …

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  • 17 high-minded — adjective having strong moral principles. Derivatives high mindedly adverb high mindedness noun …

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  • 19 High School! Kimengumi — Infobox animanga/Header name = High School! Kimengumi caption = Cast shot from High School! Kimengumi ja kanji = ハイスクール!奇面組 ja romaji = Hai Sukūru! Kimengumi genre = Comedy, SchoolInfobox animanga/Manga title = Third Year Funny face Club author …

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  • 20 High School! Kimengumi characters — names appear in the more common given name, family name order. Kimengumi and friends;nihongo|Ichidō Rei|一堂 零| All together, bow! anime voice|Shigeru Chiba:Kimengumi leader and protagonist of the series. Nickname: nihongo|Mayunashi no… …

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