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Adjective: high-flown  'hI'flown
  1. Pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)
    "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school";
    - high-sounding, inflated
  2. Of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    "argue in terms of high-flown ideals";
    - exalted, elevated, sublime, grand, high-minded, lofty, rarefied, rarified, idealistic, noble-minded

See also: noble, pretentious