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Definition of "high-minded" []

  • Characterized by elevated ideals or conduct; noble. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "high-minded" in a sentence
  • "She was referring to the high-minded dreams of young women who had come of age in a time when people walked on the moon, joined the Peace Corps, led the civil rights movement."
  • "One former Penn State professor called his high-minded words on academics a farce, and a former administrator said players often got special treatment."
  • "One former Penn State professor called his high-minded words on academics a farce."