uplifted


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up·lift

 (ŭp-lĭft′)
tr.v. up·lift·ed, up·lift·ing, up·lifts
1. To raise; elevate.
2. To raise to a higher social, intellectual, or moral level or condition.
3. To raise to spiritual or emotional heights; exalt: music that uplifts the spirit.
adj. (ŭp′lĭft′)
Uplifted.
n. (ŭp′lĭft′)
1. The act, process, or result of raising or lifting up.
2. An effort or a movement to improve social, moral, or intellectual standards.
3. Geology An upheaval.

uplifted

(ʌpˈlɪftɪd)
adj
1. literary (of faces or arms) pointing or held upwards
2. making one feel very cheerful and happy
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.uplifted - exalted emotionally especially with pride
archaicism, archaism - the use of an archaic expression
elated - exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits; "the elated winner"; "felt elated and excited"

uplifted

adjective
1. raised, erect, elevated, held high, upraised, upthrust her white, uplifted chin
2. inspired, encouraged, cheered, stimulated, stirred up, enthused, enliven, elated, gladden a smile so radiant that he felt uplifted by it
Translations

uplifted

[ʌpˈlɪftɪd] ADJ
1. (= raised) [hand, arm] → levantado, en alto; [face] → vuelto hacia arriba, mirando hacia arriba
2. (= edified) to feel uplifted (by sth)sentirse animado (por algo)
References in classic literature ?
Straight through the throat and chest under the uplifted jaw of the jaguar it went--through heart and lungs.
At a word from Kirkpatrick, d'Arnault spread himself out over the piano, and began to draw the dance music out of it, while the perspiration shone on his short wool and on his uplifted face.
There was no sound abroad except the hooting of an old owl in the top of a water-oak, and the everlasting voice of the sea, that was not uplifted at that soft hour.
The savage struggled powerfully to gain the point of safety, and, favored by the glancing water, he was already stretching forth an arm to meet the grasp of his companions, when he shot away again with the shirling current, appeared to rise into the air, with uplifted arms and starting eyeballs, and fell, with a sudden plunge, into that deep and yawning abyss over which he hovered.
And now, being a trifle choleric in his temperament, the lieutenant-governor uplifted the heavy hilt of his sword, wherewith he so beat and banged upon the door, that, as some of the bystanders whispered, the racket might have disturbed the dead.
Or perchance his sensitive temperament was invigorated by the loud and piercing music that swelled heaven-ward, and uplifted him on its ascending wave.
In the porkers he saw carved out the future sleek side of bacon, and juicy relishing ham; not a turkey but he beheld daintily trussed up, with its gizzard under its wing, and, peradventure, a necklace of savory sausages; and even bright chanticleer himself lay sprawling on his back, in a side dish, with uplifted claws, as if craving that quarter which his chivalrous spirit disdained to ask while living.
He paused a little; then kneeling in the pulpit's bows, folded his large brown hands across his chest, uplifted his closed eyes, and offered a prayer so deeply devout that he seemed kneeling and praying at the bottom of the sea.
If your bitterest foe were walking straight towards you, with dagger uplifted in broad day, you would not be able to see him, any more than if he were stealing upon you from behind.
she said, stopping, with a fork uplifted in her hands; "it's like what Mas'r George reads in Ravelations,--souls a callin' under the altar
When it was finished I stood up on the platform and extended my hands abroad, for two minutes, with my face uplifted -- that always produces a dead hush -- and then slowly pro- nounced this ghastly word with a kind of awfulness which caused hundreds to tremble, and many women to faint:
I suppose the "Fremersberg" is a very low-grade music; I know, indeed, that it MUST be low-grade music, because it delighted me, warmed me, moved me, stirred me, uplifted me, enraptured me, that I was full of cry all the time, and mad with enthusiasm.