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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
exalted statusformal (= very high)
▪ They looked entirely at ease with their exalted status.
▪ Alongside similar bloodthirstiness, the romances display the gentler emotions of friendship and exalted love.
▪ Her exalted moment of remembrance expired, she sighed in her relief and in her certainty of purpose.
▪ His conception of the aristocracy was an exalted one; so was his conception of empire.
▪ How many others in such exalted positions were disloyal?
▪ Leith doubted that she would ever meet the man in such a highly exalted position.
▪ The exalted status of peers such as the Duke of Norfolk is a faint echo of this power in the land.
▪ The captain's love remains on this exalted plane throughout scenes of action in which idealism is not always satisfactorily integrated.
▪ We are both exalted and fallen at the same time: sinful and yet given unique status in the universe of things.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Exalt \Ex*alt"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exalted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exalting.] [L. exaltare; ex out (intens.) + altare to make high, altus high: cf.F. exalter. See Altitude.]

  1. To raise high; to elevate; to lift up.

    I will exalt my throne above the stars of God.
    --Is. xiv. 13.

    Exalt thy towery head, and lift thine eyes

  2. To elevate in rank, dignity, power, wealth, character, or the like; to dignify; to promote; as, to exalt a prince to the throne, a citizen to the presidency.

    Righteousness exalteth a nation.
    --Prov. xiv. 34.

    He that humbleth himself shall be exalted.
    --Luke xiv. 11.

  3. To elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol; to glorify. ``Exalt ye the Lord.''
    --Ps. xcix. 5.

    In his own grace he doth exalt himself.

  4. To lift up with joy, pride, or success; to inspire with delight or satisfaction; to elate.

    They who thought they got whatsoever he lost were mightily exalted.

  5. To elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical instrument.
    --Is. xxxvii. 23.

    Now Mars, she said, let Fame exalt her voice.

  6. (Alchem.) To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies.

    With chemic art exalts the mineral powers.


Exalted \Ex*alt"ed\, a. Raised to lofty height; elevated; extolled; refined; dignified; sublime.

Wiser far than Solomon, Of more exalted mind.

Time never fails to bring every exalted reputation to a strict scrutiny.
--Ames. -- Ex*alt"ed*ly, adv. -- Ex*alt"ed*ness, n. ``The exaltedness of some minds.''
--T. Gray.

  1. 1 Praised, or honored. 2 Noble, sublime; heavenly. 3 Elated; blissful. v

  2. (en-past of: exalt)

  1. adj. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept" [syn: high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded]

  2. high or exalted in style or character; "high drama"


Exalted is a role-playing game published by White Wolf Publishing. The game is classified as high fantasy and it was inspired by a mixture of world mythologies as well as Japanese Anime. The third edition of the game is currently in development. First Edition was originally created by Robert Hatch, Justin Achilli and Stephan Wieck. The original core rulebook was published in July 2001.

Exalted (comics)

Exalted is a comic book title produced by UDON Entertainment Corporation, based on the role-playing game Exalted. UDON published six issues of Exalted between 2005 and 2007.

The series follows a newly exalted Solar named Kidale, and includes in its cast several characters who had previously appeared in other works, such as Demetheus (from Castebook: Dawn) and Faka Kun (from Castebook: Night). The brief storyline covers events from Kidale's Exaltation to his eventual death during a Wyld Hunt; while the story itself stops there, the events of it are occasionally referenced through the pre-chapter comics of the second edition of the RPG by the same name, until Return of the Scarlet Empress.



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Usage examples of "exalted".

He possessed the elegant accomplishments of a poet and orator, which dignify as well as adorn the humblest and the most exalted station.

The popes of Rome later took it upon themselves to ritually anoint the emperors into their exalted office as part of the ceremony of coronation, as if a pope should have the power to create a messiah.

For he approached the idea of the sacred vessel, not as did Sir Giles, through antiquity and savage folklore, nor as did the Archdeacon, through a sense of religious depths in which the mere temporary use of a particular vessel seemed a small thing, but through exalted poetry and the high romantic tradition in literature.

The arrival of our exalted guest on the auspicious day of Holi purnima would be an occasion to celebrate with twice the customary pomp, yet other events have occurred to cast a shadow over our great city.

Guardian sends messages of consolation to you and all the friends in this bereavement, and he says that in this calamitous time all must bow down their heads and be acquiescent, arise in faithful service to His Cause, and model themselves upon that most exalted, sacred and resplendent presence.

I praise Thee and I thank Thee for that whereby Thou hast favored Thine humble maidservant, Thy slave beseeching and supplicating Thee, because Thou hast verily guided her unto Thine obvious Kingdom and caused her to hear Thine exalted Call in the contingent world and to behold Thy Signs which prove the appearance of Thy victorious reign over all things.

And if to be loosed from sin and shame, by means however abrupt, be not liberty of the most exalted, spiritual kind, then, young man, you are a bondslave indeed, to your own ignoble desires.

The rest of the day was devoted to high discourses and exalted expressions, which I uttered as solemnly as I could, and I enjoyed the sight of seeing him become more and more fanatical.

The aunt said that a nobleman of such an exalted rank could only bring honour to her niece.

The hope of deification is the expression of the idea that this world and human nature do not correspond to that exalted world which man has built up within his own mind and which he may reasonably demand to be realised, because it is only in it that he can come to himself.

She was in a state of exalted awareness, her every sense tuned to the dreamscape unfolding around her.

They had well-nigh been swept away too, humbled, exalted, with the throng that lifted weapons and shouted as Edh walked back to the hall.

She then expatiated with equal success upon the consequences of indulged superstition, and the indispensable necessity of endeavouring to liberate the mind from the shackles of vulgar prejudices, which, she concluded with remarking, was considered by the discerning as the irrefragable testimony of an exalted mind.

Thou seest me enraptured and attracted toward Thy glorious kingdom, enkindled with the fire of Thy love amongst mankind, a herald of Thy kingdom in these vast and spacious lands, severed from aught else save Thee, relying on Thee, abandoning rest and comfort, remote from my native home, a wanderer in these regions, a stranger fallen upon the ground, humble before Thine exalted Threshold, submissive toward the heaven of Thine omnipotent glory, supplicating Thee in the dead of night and at the break of dawn, entreating and invoking Thee at morn and at eventide to graciously aid me to serve Thy Cause, to spread abroad Thy Teachings and to exalt Thy Word throughout the East and the West.

It is undisputed, however, that the influence of Thine attraction hath everlastingly been inherent in the realities of Thy handiwork, although that which beseemeth the hallowed court of Thy providence is exalted beyond the attainment of the entire creation.