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Definitions of eminence

  1. a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a muscle or ligament Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. That which is eminent or lofty; a high ground or place; a height. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. An elevated condition among men; a place or station above men in general, either in rank, office, or celebrity; social or moral loftiness; high rank; distinction; preferment. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A title of honor, especially applied to a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. That which is lofty; elevation; height; exalted rank station, etc.: Eminence, a title given to cardinals. Also, eminency. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. A part eminent or rising above the rest: a rising-ground: height: distinction: a title of honor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. Loftiness; an elevated station; title of a cardinal. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  8. A lofty place; hill; rank; distinction. - eminency. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. Elevation; height; summit; highest part; high rank; distinction; a hill; title of cardinals in R. Cath. Ch. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. Ridge or projection on the surface of bones. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for eminence

  1. No man could hope to rise to eminence and command but by their favour. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  2. I don't understand, Eminence – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
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