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rar·e·fied

also rar·i·fied  (râr′ə-fīd′)
adj.
1. Not dense; thin: the rarefied air of the high peaks.
2. Belonging to or reserved for a small select group; exclusive: accepted in the most rarefied social circles.
3. Refined or esoteric: rarefied academic theorizing; a man of rarefied appetites.

rarefied

(ˈrɛərɪˌfaɪd)
adj
1. exalted in nature or character; lofty: a rarefied spiritual existence.
2. current within only a small group; esoteric or exclusive
3. (General Physics) (of a gas, esp the atmosphere at high altitudes) having a low density; thin

rar•e•fied

(ˈrɛər əˌfaɪd)

adj.
1. lofty or elevated; exalted: the rarefied atmosphere of a scholarly symposium.
2. appealing to or exemplifying an exclusive group; select; esoteric: rarefied tastes.
[1625–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rarefied - having low density; "rare gasses"; "lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air"
thin - relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous; "air is thin at high altitudes"; "a thin soup"; "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"; "thin oil"
2.rarefied - 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"; "a grand purpose"
noble - having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character; "a noble spirit"; "noble deeds"

rarefied

adjective exclusive, select, esoteric, cliquish, private, occult, clannish the rarefied atmosphere of university

rarefied

adjective
Marked by great diffusion of component particles:
Translations

rarefied

[ˈrɛərɪfaɪd] ADJenrarecido

rarefied

adj atmosphere, airdünn; (fig)exklusiv

rarefied

[ˈrɛərɪˌfaɪd] adj (atmosphere, air) → rarefatto/a (fig) → raffinato/a