Definitions for eminenceˈɛm ə nəns

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

em•i•nenceˈɛm ə nəns(n.)

  1. high station, rank, or repute.

  2. a high elevation; hill or height.

  3. (cap.) a title of honor, applied to cardinals (usu. prec. by His or Your).

    Category: Religion

  4. an anatomical projection, esp. on a bone.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of eminence:

1375–1425; late ME < AF < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eminence, distinction, preeminence, note(noun)

    high status importance owing to marked superiority

    "a scholar of great eminence"

  2. tuberosity, tubercle, eminence(noun)

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


  1. eminence(Noun)

    someone of high rank, reputation or social station

  2. eminence(Noun)

    the quality or state of being eminent

  3. eminence(Noun)

    prominence in a particular order or accumulation; esteem

  4. eminence(Noun)

    an elevated land area or a hill

  5. eminence(Noun)

    a protuberance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eminence(noun)

    that which is eminent or lofty; a high ground or place; a height

  2. Eminence(noun)

    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

  3. Eminence(noun)

    a title of honor, especially applied to a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church


  1. Eminence

    Eminence is a city in Shannon County, Missouri, United States. The population was 600 at the time of the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Shannon County.

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