high level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement
"a man of great stature"
(of a standing person) the distance from head to foot
a person or animal's natural height when standing upright
respect coming from achievement or development
the natural height of an animal body; -- generally used of the human body
Origin: [F. stature, OF. estature, from L. statura, originally, an upright posture; hence, height or size of the body, from stare, statum, to stand. See Stand.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stat′ūr, n. the height of any animal.—adj. Stat′ured, having a certain specified stature. [L. statura.]
The numerical value of stature in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of stature in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
No man has ever risen to the real stature of spiritual manhood until he has found that it is finer to serve somebody else than it is to serve himself.
And what this study emphasizes is that around two cups is a nice balance between linear growth in terms of stature and avoiding problems like obesity and overweight.
The real tradegy is the tragedy of the man who never in his life braces himself for his one supreme effort-he never stretches to his full capacity, never stands up to his full stature.
I'm aware that my comment on local radio last night was offensive to people of short stature and to their families and friends, it was thoughtless on my part to use the word I did, and not excusable, and I greatly regret it.
Anchors are no longer as mythic as they once were – whether it’s Couric or Cronkite, no one will have that level of stature. While that lowers the bar in one way, it makes the job more challenging and the anchors more disposable.
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