Lofty and Modest


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Lofty adjective – Having a feeling of superiority that shows itself in an overbearing attitude.
Usage example: she acts all lofty and superior just because she went to an Ivy League college

Modest is an antonym for lofty in topics: haughty, high, arrogant, grand.
Nearby Words: loftiness, loft, lofted, loftily
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Modest adjective – Being about midway between extremes of amount or size.
Lofty is an antonym for modest.
Nearby Words: moderate, moderation, modesty, moderately, modestly
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way lofty way modest way
level lofty level modest level
bit lofty bit modest bit
damage lofty damage modest damage
Other nouns: apartment, goals.
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