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Synonyms for eminence
ˈɛm ə nənsem·i·nence

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  1. eminencenoun

    Synonyms:
    distinction, celebrity, renown, prominence

  2. eminencenoun

    someone of high rank, reputation or social station

    Synonyms:
    celebrity, renown, distinction, prominence

  3. eminencenoun

    the quality or state of being eminent

    Synonyms:
    renown, distinction, celebrity, prominence

  4. eminencenoun

    prominence in a particular order or accumulation; esteem

    Synonyms:
    prominence, renown, distinction, celebrity

  5. eminencenoun

    an elevated land area or a hill

    Synonyms:
    distinction, celebrity, prominence, renown

  6. eminencenoun

    a protuberance

    Synonyms:
    renown, celebrity, prominence, distinction

English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. eminence

    Fame is the widely disseminated report of a person's character, deeds, or abilities, and is oftenest used in the favorable sense. Reputation and repute are more limited than fame, and may be either good or bad. Notoriety is evil repute or a dishonorable counterfeit of fame. Eminence and distinction may result from rank, station, or character. Celebrity is limited in range; we speak of local celebrity, or world-wide fame. Fame in its best sense may be defined as the applause of numbers; renown, as such applause worthily won; we speak of the conqueror's fame, the patriot's renown. Glory and honor are of good import; honor may be given for qualities or acts that should not win it, but it is always given as something good and worthy; we can speak of an evil fame, but not of evil honor; glory has a more exalted and often a sacred sense.

    Synonyms:
    celebrity, credit, distinction, fame, glory, honor, laurels, notoriety, renown, reputation, repute

    Antonyms:
    contempt, contumely, discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, humiliation, ignominy, infamy, oblivion, obscurity, shame

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. eminence, distinction, preeminence, notenoun

    high status importance owing to marked superiority

    "a scholar of great eminence"

    Synonyms:
    differentiation, distinction, annotation, tubercle, note, government note, banknote, banker's bill, preeminence, bank bill, short letter, musical note, bill, bank note, tuberosity, line, notation, tone, greenback, note of hand, promissory note, billet

  2. tuberosity, tubercle, eminencenoun

    a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament

    Synonyms:
    nodule, distinction, preeminence, note, tubercle, tuberosity

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. eminencenoun

    Synonyms:
    prominence, projection

  2. eminencenoun

    Synonyms:
    elevation, hill, elevated ground, high point

  3. eminencenoun

    Synonyms:
    exaltation, celebrity, distinction, note, renown, repute, reputation, fame

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  1. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    An important antidote to American democracy is American gerontocracy. The positions of eminence and authority in Congress are allotted in accordance with length of service, regardless of quality. Superficial observers have long criticized the United States for making a fetish of youth. This is unfair. Uniquely among modern organs of public and private administration, its national legislature rewards senility.


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