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excelsus adj. with comp. and sup.

P. of excello, elevated, lofty, high : locus, T.: mons, Cs.: vertex montis, V.: signum: in excelsiore loco: cornu excelsius, Cs.: mons excelsissimus, Cs.—As subst n., a height : simulacrum in excelso conlocare: ab excelso, O.—Fig., high, lofty, distinguished, excellent, noble : te natura excelsum genuit: animus: gloria, Ta.: orator quodam modo excelsior: excelsissima sedes dignitatis.—As subst n., an elevated station : in excelso aetatem agere, S.: excelsa sperare, L.

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