Definitions of uplifted

  1. ( archaic) exalted emotionally especially with pride
  2. exalted emotionally especially with pride
  3. Raised high; elevated.

Usage examples for uplifted

  1. Mr. Mangan especially was uplifted. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  2. The negro surgeon, Beudant, Jussieu's companion, was rushing towards me, an uplifted bar of iron in his hand to strike. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  3. Prudence tried in vain to stay her mother, who loaded her with insults; but at last, in her rage, she succeeded in breaking the lock, and rushed into the room with her stick uplifted. – Eastern Shame Girl The Wedding of Ya-Nei; A Strange Destiny; The Error of the Embroidered Slipper; The Counterfeit Old Woman; The Monastery of the Esteemed-Lotus; A Complicated Marriage by Charles Georges Souli
  4. Since I finished the book, I feel uplifted, hopeful. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  5. I find myself uplifted to a plane of thought and feeling higher than has ever been trod by me. – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  6. Her mother took her by the arm, shut the door behind her, so that they were alone, then threw her arms round her neck, and wept and wept, embracing her with a vehemence and happiness which Mildrid, uplifted by her love, could return right heartily. – The Bridal March; One Day by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
  7. Frequently through the blinding smoke and the fierce rush of flame her face looked that of a blessed saint uplifted and radiant. – Joan of Arc by Ronald Sutherland Gower
  8. One swift glance at her niece, and Mrs. Lawrence, with uplifted eyebrows, framed her question with sensitive, speechless lips. – A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike by Charles King
  9. What heart to thine uplifted heart could give Ever an answering tone? – The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
  10. Wild Water paused, with uplifted pen, as he was about to sign. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  11. As Harold read, his body uplifted and his eyes grew stern. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  12. Then calmly and with clear, uplifted eyes: " The main road, sir, it being the safer and shorter!" – Then Marched the Brave by Harriet T. Comstock
  13. They have been uplifted from the seas and piled into mountains by movements so slow that during all the time man has been upon the Earth but little change would have been visible. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  14. The eyes of all men were uplifted toward it, and they were dazzled by its radiance. – A Maid at King Alfred’s Court by Lucy Foster Madison
  15. She was uplifted by an eager curiosity. – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  16. Then, for a moment or two, the picture- father's uplifted finger wagged a warning at the boy, who hung his head: but Minna could see that it was not so very terrible, because, if the boy had not confessed his fault, how would the beadle have known in what house he had yielded to temptation for his sister's sake? – The Rainbow Book Tales of Fun & Fancy by Mabel Henriette Spielmann
  17. By it shall the mist be uplifted? – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  18. He awoke again at midnight, and the little old woman stood once more before him with her uplifted crutch. – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  19. You have always studied with an uplifted heart- uplifted towards the things unseen and eternal. – The Life Everlasting: A Reality of Romance by Marie Corelli