Word of the Week: Exalted

ex·alt·ed /iɡˈzôltəd/, adjective:

1. (of someone or something) raised or elevated in rank, power, or character; held in high regard

I think teaching should be an exalted profession, not a picked-on profession.” Charles Schumer, 1950 –

We are made for larger ends than Earth can encompass. Oh, let us be true to our exalted destiny.” Catherine Booth, 1829 – 1890

2. in a state of extreme happiness

The sun as it’s halted
Miraculously exalted
Resumes its descent Incandescent.

poem by: Stéphane Mallarmé, 1842 – 1898