Definition Of high-minded


having strong moral principles.

high-minded notions of what good persons want to be

Example Of high-minded

  • Both editors offered high-minded defences for their cheap gibes.

  • But is their aesthetic really as thought-out, or as high-minded as you make it out to be?

  • But strip away the high-mindedness and you're still left with an honorable goal: do the right thing, and own up in public when you screw up.

  • Can television really afford to be this high-minded ?

  • Colet's austerity and high-mindedness led him into conflict with his cathedral clergy.

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