Definitions for illustriousɪˈlʌs tri əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

il•lus•tri•ousɪˈlʌs tri əs(adj.)

  1. highly distinguished; renowned.

  2. Archaic. luminous; bright.

Origin of illustrious:

1560–70; < L illustri(s) bright, clear, famous

il•lus′tri•ous•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. celebrated, famed, far-famed, famous, illustrious, notable, noted, renowned(adj)

    widely known and esteemed

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

  2. illustrious(adj)

    having or conferring glory

    "an illustrious achievement"

Wiktionary

  1. illustrious(Adjective)

    dignified

  2. Origin: From illustris

Webster Dictionary

  1. Illustrious(adj)

    possessing luster or brightness; brilliant; luminous; splendid

  2. Illustrious(adj)

    characterized by greatness, nobleness, etc.; eminent; conspicuous; distinguished

  3. Illustrious(adj)

    conferring luster or honor; renowned; as, illustrious deeds or titles


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

illustrious(adjective)

of a very high quality, ability etc; famous

an illustrious career; He is the most illustrious of a famous family.

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