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
We don't have the same level of confidence in other areas of the world because we don't have the government bodies and stature to assure compliance.
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.
Getting praise from a few guys does not raise the stature of a person but only the doubt of some people on the ways s/he has got elevated to a high position.
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 fact that there have only been two big catastrophes -- one was Pearl Harbor... and the other was 9/11. They are both the same kind of stature and horror in the American memory.
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