Examples of eminence in a Sentence
the eminence of the Nobel Prize in the field of awards and prizes
the old citadel sits on an eminence with a commanding view of the city
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One of his central missions as music director was to make Solti-Chicago a classical music brand to rival, and ultimately surpass, that of his archrival Herbert von Karajan and the Berlin Philharmonic, in quality and eminence, on the world stage.
Many political eminences, including Tillerson’s hunting buddy, the former Secretary of State James Baker, had advised Tillerson that his relationship with Trump would be the most important factor in determining his success in his new job.
Then, when allies’ support and international solidarity will be at a premium, Americans will find out whether their century of pre-eminence has ended.
That pre-eminence in outer space is now under threat—and once again, America must act.
Last week, Tony Podesta, an eminence in the annals of Washington lobbying, threw one of his signature events, a big birthday bash at his stately stone manse in Kalorama.
On hearing the first reports of violence, Stalin, deluded by the myth of his own power, his own eminence, his own wisdom, told the armed forces to stand down until further clarification.
And no less an eminence than MLB commissioner Rob Manfred is concerned about pace of play.
The exchange’s rise to pre-eminence in the early twentieth century was tied to listing standards that enhanced investor confidence.
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First Known Use of eminence
Synonymsdistinction, dominance, noteworthiness, paramountcy, preeminence, preponderance, preponderancy, prepotency, prestigiousness, primacy, superiority, supremacy, transcendence
Related Wordscelebrity, fame, famousness, glory, honor, kudos, renown, reputation, repute; megastardom, stardom, superstardom; greatness, illustriousness, nobleness, notableness; ascendance (also ascendence), ascendancy (also ascendency), authority, domination, dominion; influence, power, prestige, weight; infamy, notoriety
Near Antonymsinsignificance; inferiority, mediocrity; obscureness, obscurity
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