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Definition of high-minded adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

high-minded

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌhaɪ ˈmaɪndɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhaɪ ˈmaɪndɪd//
 
Moral
 
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(of people or ideas) having strong moral principles See related entries: MoralExtra examples I don’t believe any of their motives are as high-minded as they pretend. It’s sometimes hard to live up to his high-minded religious ideals. She was the daughter of rich and high-minded Victorians.
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