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Definition of the noun stature

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noun - plural: statures

  1. high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement
    • example: a man of great stature
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: esteem / regard / respect = the condition of being honored
  2. (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • synonym of stature: height
    • more generic term: bodily property = an attribute of the body
    • more specific words:
      • tallness = the property of being taller than average stature
      • shortness = the property of being shorter than average stature
    • attributes:

Alternative definition of the noun stature


  1. a person or animal's natural height when standing upright
  2. respect coming from achievement or development

Specialised definition of the noun stature

Glossary of sports

anthropometric measure of standing height, from the floor to the vertex of the skull, taken in an erect posture with-out shoes (Mark H. Anshel. 1991. Dictionary of the Sport and Exercise Sciences. Human Kinetics Books Champaign, Illinois)

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Google previewPedagogical Anthropology (1913)

by Maria Montessori

Accordingly, the stature is the resultant of the sum of anatomical parts and of morphological conditions.

Stature is an anthropological datum of great biological value, since it is a definite racial characteristic and is preserved from generation to ...

Google previewEndocrine Involvement in Developmental Syndromes (2009)

by Marco Cappa, M. Maghnie, S. Loche, G. F. Bottazzo

In most of them such as Turner, Noonan, Prader-Willi, Silver-Russel, Williams, Kabuki, Leri-Weill syndrome and skeletal dysplasias, short stature is a common feature. Growth defect is very often related to a defect in cellular growth, but some ...

Google previewPractical Endocrinology and Diabetes in Children (2011)

by Joseph E. Raine, Malcolm D. C. Donaldson, J.W. Gregory, Guy Van-Vliet

Normal tall stature is the most common cause of referral in tall children and adolescents, and the patient is usually a girl. In this case, it is frequently the mother who, having suffered herself from being tall as a child and adolescent, is concerned ...

Google previewGenetic Disorders and the Fetus (2011)

Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment by Aubrey Milunsky, Jeff Milunsky

Short stature is a frequent finding. Other skeletal involvement includes radioulnar synostosis, genu valgus, pes cavus, and hyperextensible joints with hypotonia. The genitalia are hypoplastic, and cryptorchidism is frequent. Vesico-ureteral ...

Google previewWeed and Crop Resistance to Herbicides (1997)

by Rafael De Prado, J. Jorrín, Luis García-Torres

A lower, non- competitive stature is a direct outcome of high yield indices. Herbicides were and are a necessity to keep the crop yields up and the weeds down in the new, wimpy crops. Such herbicide use is wholly justified when one considers ...

Google previewGrowth and Development (2008)

by Dilip K. Mukherjee, M. K. C. Nair

More likely than not, constitutional tall stature is the diagnosis. There are no confirmatory tests, but parental tall stature in the absence of dysmorphic features and a steady growth rate without the presence of early puberty are reasonable ...

Google previewRenaissance Florence (1969)

by Gene A. Brucker

A visual monument to its stature is the imposing Castellani palace which still stands on the bank of the Arno immediately behind the Uffizi. The wealth of this family was based upon the cloth trade, and its members could point to a distinguished ...

Google previewMusings and Versings -- Essays, Aphorisms and Poems (2008)

by Stephen Warde Anderson

Stature and Gravitas Stature is a quality hard to ...

Google previewMasterCases (2001)

Spine Surgery by Alexander R. Vaccaro, Todd J. Albert

The short stature is the result of rhizomelic shortening of the limbs, in which proximal segments are shortened more than distal segments.

Google previewFinancial Bliss (2007)

A Couple's Guide to Merging Money Styles and Building a Rich Life Together by Bambi Holzer

Ritz-Carltons believe that associating with people of equal or greater financial stature is a vital tool to lift themselves into the upper echelon. For Ritz-Carltons, a budget is a foreign concept — like an exotic vacation they've heard of but believe ...

Google previewThe Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development (1998)

by Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, Michael A. Preece

The Sinanthropus material suggests a mean height of approximately 150 centimetres, and Neanderthal stature averaged 152.4 centimetres. By the time of the Upper Paleolithic, average stature seems to have been very similar to that of today.

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

Stature. No part of our subject has been more disgraced by fables and hyperbolical exaggeration, than the present division. Not to mention the pigmies and giants of antiquity ; the bones of different large animals, ascribed to human subjects of ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

by William Nicholson

Stature. No part of our subject Las .been more disgraced by fables and hyperbolical exaggeration, than the present division. Not to mention the pigmies and giants of antiquity : the bones of different large animals, ascribed to human subjects of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge (1806)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Man, stature of. The common stature of man is about 5 feet and 3, 4, j, 6 or 7 inches ; and of women about $ feet and a, 3, or 4 inches. Men below 5 feet are of a small stature. The Laplanders do not exceed 4 feet and a hajf ; and the natives of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

commonly lean, thin, and well-built, die stature, and olive complexion ; but 1 cause provokes them to anger, and 1 to be ...

Google previewThe Dictionary for Human Factors/Ergonomics (1992)

by James H. Stramler, Jr.

stature stereophotography balance during standing and locomotion stature the vertical distance from the floor or other reference surface to the top of the head; si/ n, standing height; see aha stature (maximum) Comment: measured with the ...

Google previewThe Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5 (2010)

Revised Full-Color Edition by Merrill C. Tenney

stature. This English term, usually referring to a person's height, occurs seventeen times in the KJV, but seldom in modern versions, which prefer “size” or other expressions (e.g., Num. 13:32, where the Heb. word is middâ ...

Google previewThe Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)

An International Work of Reference on the Constitution, Doctrine, Discipline, and History of the Catholic Church by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, John Joseph Wynne, Thomas Joseph Shahan

B the Bushman races, comprising Hottentots and Bushmen — yellow skin, steatopygous, small stature, dolichocephalic; (b) dark skin: (2) Negrito races, comprising both Negrillo and Negrito— reddish-brown skin, stature very small, ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Ergonomics and Human Factors, Second Edition - 3 Volume Set (2006)

by Waldemar Karwowski

Men Women 19-65 Years 19-65 Years Percentiles TABLE 2 Stature for European Male and Female Subjects (in ...

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It always impresses me when a person of small stature has command. (Ned Beatty)
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