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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·alt v. t. [imp. & p. p. Exalted; p. pr. & vb. n. Exalting.]
 1. To raise high; to elevate; to lift up.
    I will exalt my throne above the stars of God.   --Is. xiv. 13.
    Exalt thy towery head, and lift thine eyes   --Pope.
 2. To elevate in rank, dignity, power, wealth, character, or the like; to dignify; to promote; as, to exalt a prince to the throne, a citizen to the presidency.
    Righteousness exalteth a nation.   --Prov. xiv. 34.
    He that humbleth himself shall be exalted.   --Luke xiv. 11.
 3. To elevate by prise or estimation; to magnify; to extol; to glorify. Exalt ye the Lord.”
    In his own grace he doth exalt himself.   --Shak.
 4. To lift up with joy, pride, or success; to inspire with delight or satisfaction; to elate.
    They who thought they got whatsoever he lost were mightily exalted.   --Dryden.
 5. To elevate the tone of, as of the voice or a musical instrument.
    Now Mars, she said, let Fame exalt her voice.   --Prior.
 6. Alchem. To render pure or refined; to intensify or concentrate; as, to exalt the juices of bodies.
    With chemic art exalts the mineral powers.   --Pope.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·alt·ed a. Raised to lofty height; elevated; extolled; refined; dignified; sublime.
 Wiser far than Solomon,
 Of more exalted mind.   --Milton.
    Time never fails to bring every exalted reputation to a strict scrutiny.   --Ames.
 -- Ex*alt*ed*ly, adv. -- Ex*alt*ed*ness, n.  “The exaltedness of some minds.”

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or
             style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of
             high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty
             concept" [syn: high-flown, high-minded, lofty, rarefied,
              rarified, idealistic, noble-minded]
      2: high or exalted in style or character; "high drama"