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Definition of the adjective eminent

What does eminent mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more eminent / most eminent

  1. standing above others in quality or position
    • example: eminent members of the community
    • synonym of eminent: high
    • similar: superior
  2. of imposing height; especially standing out above others

Alternative definition of the adjective eminent

adjective

  1. [archaic] high, lofty; towering; prominent.
  2. noteworthy, remarkable, great
  3. of a person, distinguished, important, noteworthy

Definition of the adjective eminent for high school students

    distinguished, prominent, famous
    • example: Mr. Phillips is such an eminent scholar that every professor on campus has come to hear him lecture.
    conspicuous
    • example: There is an eminent stain on that shirt.

The adjective eminent is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

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Google previewEncyclopaedia Eminent Thinkers (vol. 13 : The Political Thought Of M.A. Jinnah) (2008)

by Jai Narain Sharma

Eminent. Thinkers. —. M.A.. Jinnah.

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Eminent Thinkers (1998)

by K. S. Bharathi

Eminent. Thinkers. —. Gandhi.

Google previewThe Political Thought of Ambedkar (Encyclopaedia of Eminent Thinkers) (1998)

by K. S. Bharathi

Eminent. Thinkers—. Ambedkar.

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Eminent Women

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From the public domain book, The Home and School Reference Work by The Home and School Education Society, copyright 1917.

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Reason can never be popular. Passions and feelings may become popular, but reason will always remain the sole property of a few eminent individuals. (Goethe)
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Scrabble value of E1M3I1N1E1N1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of EMINENT

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  • TINEMEN

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