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. Since I finished the book, I feel uplifted, hopeful. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Wild Water paused, with uplifted pen, as he was about to sign. – Smoke Bellew by Jack London
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. She stood with both hands uplifted, and her face, and her eyes; she did not reply for so long that Kent began to wonder if she had heard him. – Lonesome Land by B. M. Bower
  9. 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
  10. Mr. Mangan especially was uplifted. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. As Harold read, his body uplifted and his eyes grew stern. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  18. She was uplifted by an eager curiosity. – The Eight Strokes of the Clock by Maurice Le Blanc
  19. 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
  20. By it shall the mist be uplifted? – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey