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Synonyms for illustrious
ɪˈlʌs tri əsil·lus·tri·ous

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. illustrious

    Synonyms:
    renowned, glorious, brilliant, deathless, eminent, distinguished, celebrated, conspicuous, noble, famous

    Antonyms:
    ignominious, disgraceful, disreputable, inglorious, infamous

Princeton's WordNet

  1. celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renownedadjective

    widely known and esteemed

    "a famous actor"; "a celebrated musician"; "a famed scientist"; "an illustrious judge"; "a notable historian"; "a renowned painter"

    Synonyms:
    historied, celebrated, noted, storied, renowned, notable, famous, noteworthy, far-famed, famed

    Antonyms:
    inglorious, unknown

  2. illustriousadjective

    having or conferring glory

    "an illustrious achievement"

    Synonyms:
    celebrated, noted, far-famed, famed, famous, notable, renowned

    Antonyms:
    inglorious, unknown

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. illustriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    glorious, splendid, brilliant, bright, radiant

  2. illustriousadjective

    Synonyms:
    famous, famed, noted, distinguished, renowned, celebrated, conspicuous, eminent, signal, remarkable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "illustrious":

    distinguished, famous, eminent, outstanding

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How to use illustrious in a sentence?

  1. Edward Young:

    Illustrious examples engross, prejudice, and intimidate. They engross our attention, and so prevent a due inspection of ourselves; they prejudice our judgment in favor of their abilities, and so lessen the sense of our own; and they intimidate us with the

  2. Sir Thos Overbury:

    The man who has not anything to boast of but his illustrious ancestors is like a potato?the only good belonging to him is underground.

  3. Indira Gandhi:

    You have to understand my relationship with my sister – we have been through a hell of a lot together, everybody is like 'look, you come from this illustrious family, and everything is easy'. Actually it's not so easy. My father was assassinated, my grandmother was assassinated, huge political battles, wins in political battles, losses in political battles.

  4. Thomas Overbury:

    The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like the potato - the best part under ground.

  5. Confucius:

    What the great learning teaches, is to illustrate illustrious virtue; to renovate the people; and to rest in the highest excellence.


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