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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eminentlyadverb

    in an eminent manner

    "two subjects on which he was eminently qualified to make an original contribution"


  1. eminentlyadverb

    in an eminent or prominent manner

  2. eminentlyadverb

    to a great degree; notably, highly

    Everyone supported the nominee because she was eminently qualified.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Eminentlyadverb

    Etymology: from eminent.

    Thy love, which else
    So eminently never had been known. John Milton, Parad. Lost.

    Lady, that in the prime of earliest youth,
    Wisely has shun’d the broad way and the green,
    And with those few art eminently seen,
    That labour up the hill of heav’nly truth. John Milton.

    Such as thou hast solemnly elected,
    With gifts and graces eminently adorn’d,
    To some great work. John Milton, Agonistes, l. 678.

    All men are equal in their judgment of what is eminently best. Dryden.

    That simplicity, without which no human performance can arrive to perfection, is no where more eminently useful than in this. Jonathan Swift.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eminentlyadverb

    in an eminent manner; in a high degree; conspicuously; as, to be eminently learned

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eminently in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eminently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of eminently in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    I looked and I studied and you are very eminently qualified for this job, you are going to be fantastic.

  2. Alberto Ibargüen:

    It is not our place to tell UNC or UNC/Hussman who they should appoint or give tenure to, it is, however, clear to us that Hannah-Jones is eminently qualified for the appointment and would urge the trustees of the University of North Carolina to reconsider their decision within the timeframe of our agreement.

  3. Christina Pushaw:

    For nearly two years, corporate media and partisan opponents have targeted Ron DeSantis with relentless criticism for taking a strong stand against lockdowns, in Spring 2020, they attacked Ron DeSantis for refusing to close Florida’s beaches. In Summer 2020, they attacked Ron DeSantis for opening schools. In Spring 2021, they attacked Ron DeSantis for ending local emergency orders in the few counties that still attempted to impose restrictions. In Fall 2021, they attacked Ron DeSantis for appointing State Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo, an eminently qualified physician who immediately ended the forced quarantine of healthy schoolchildren.

  4. Anthony Weiner:

    Anyone who's ever worked with her knows that not only is she eminently qualified, but she does her job with skill and with grace and has done it for a very long time making enormous sacrifices for our country.

  5. The National Security Council spokesperson:

    The president is pre-eminently prepared to make all decisions regarding the employment of our nuclear forces.

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