1. Elevated in place; high; as a lofty tower; a lofty mountain. [But it expresses more than high, or at least is more emphatical, poetical and elegant.]
See lofty Lebanon his head advance.
2. Elevated in condition or character.
Thus saith the high and lofty One, that inhabiteth eternity, whose name is Holy - Isaiah 57:7.
3. Proud; haughty; as lofty looks. Isaiah 2:11.
4. Elevated in sentiment or diction; sublime; as lofty strains; lofty rhyme.
5. Stately; dignified; as lofty steps.