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RARIFIED

 Dictionary entry overview: What does rarified mean? 

RARIFIED (adjective)
  The adjective RARIFIED has 3 senses:

1. having low density
2. reserved for an elite group
3. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style

  Familiarity information: RARIFIED used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


RARIFIED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Having low density

Synonyms:

rarefied; rarified; rare

Context examples:

rare gasses / lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air

Similar:

thin (relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous)


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Meaning:

Reserved for an elite group

Synonyms:

rarefied; rarified

Similar:

reserved (set aside for the use of a particular person or party)


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Meaning:

Of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style

Synonyms:

exalted; high-minded; lofty; noble-minded; high-flown; idealistic; rarified; rarefied; sublime; grand

Context examples:

an exalted ideal / argue in terms of high-flown ideals / a noble and lofty concept / a grand purpose

Similar:

noble (having or showing or indicative of high or elevated character)


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