What does eminence mean?

Definitions for eminenceˈɛm ə nəns

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word eminence.

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

  4. Origin: [L. eminentia, fr. eminens eminent: cf. F. minence.]


  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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eminence in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eminence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    An important antidote to American democracy is American gerontocracy. The positions of eminence and authority in Congress are allotted in accordance with length of service, regardless of quality. Superficial observers have long criticized the United States for making a fetish of youth. This is unfair. Uniquely among modern organs of public and private administration, its national legislature rewards senility.

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