Synonyms of rarefied
1 exclusiveDictionary • the rarefied atmosphere of university
exclusive • He is a member of Britain's most exclusive club.
select • a meeting of a very select club
esoteric • She has published several books on pathworking and other esoteric subjects.
private • He has had to sell his private plane.
occult • organizations which campaign against paganism and occult practices
clannish • Teenagers can be clannish and cruel in their exclusion of others who are `different'.
exalted • I don't think of poetry as an exalted calling, as some poets do.
high • Every one of them is controlled by the families of high officials.
noble • Although he was of noble birth he lived as a poor man.
elevated • the magazine's elevated tone
sublime • the sublime beauty of nature
lofty • Amid the chaos, he had lofty aims.
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clannishIf you describe a group of people as clannish, you mean that they often spend time together and may seem unfriendly to other people who are not in the group.
• Teenagers can be clannish and cruel in their exclusion of others who are `different'.
elevatedIf thoughts or ideas are elevated, they are on a high moral or intellectual level.
• the magazine's elevated tone
esotericIf you describe something as esoteric, you mean it is known, understood, or appreciated by only a small number of people.
• She has published several books on pathworking and other esoteric subjects.
Thesaurus for rarefied from the Collins English Thesaurus
exalted in nature or character; lofty
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