What does towering mean?

Definitions for towering
ˈtaʊ ər ɪŋtow·er·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eminent, lofty, soaring, toweringadjective

    of imposing height; especially standing out above others

    "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering icebergs"

Wiktionary

  1. toweringadjective

    Very tall or high, particularly used to denote something that is taller than anything around it.

ChatGPT

  1. towering

    Towering refers to something extremely tall or high, often reaching far above other things in height. It can be used to describe both physical objects like buildings, trees, or mountains and abstract concepts like a towering intellect or towering rage. In the latter sense, it implies an overwhelming or intimidating degree of intensity or greatness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. towering

    of Tower

  2. Toweringadjective

    very high; elevated; rising aloft; as, a towering height

  3. Toweringadjective

    hence, extreme; violent; surpassing

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of towering in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of towering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of towering in a Sentence

  1. Spiegel Grau:

    Prince is a towering figure in global culture and his music has been the soundtrack for untold numbers of people — including me — for more than a generation; his creative genius has provided the musical landscape of our lives, millions of words have been written about Prince — books and articles, essays and criticism — but we're thrilled to be publishing Prince's powerful reflections on his own life in his own incandescently vivid, witty, and poetic voice.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    In the House, Elijah was our North Star, he was a leader of towering character and integrity, whose stirring voice and steadfast values pushed the Congress and country to rise always to a higher purpose.

  3. Adam Twidell:

    Flying into Saba is extraordinary, you approach the mountainous island towering out of the sea, to see an impossibly tiny runway appear perched on a cliff.

  4. Alice Mackenzie Swaim:

    Courage is not the towering oak That sees storms come and go It is the fragile blossom That opens in the snow.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    The Trump administration has shown towering and dangerous incompetence when it comes to the coronavirus, mr. President, you need to get your act together now. This is a crisis.

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