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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Kushner and Trump have been known to consort with such eminences on account of their years as aspiring power brokers in New York.
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.
His monumental projects Workers (1993) and Migrations (2000) had established his pre-eminence as a chronicler of conflict, dislocation and environmental degradation.
Two chapters offer portraits of men whose curiosity propelled them to eminence: Leonardo da Vinci and Richard Feynman, the late theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate.
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.
That pre-eminence in outer space is now under threat—and once again, America must act.
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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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