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illustrious

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of illustrious

  1. standing above others in rank, importance, or achievement an illustrious physicist who is a sure bet for a Nobel Prize Synonyms astral, bright, distinguished, eminent, luminous, noble, notable, noteworthy, outstanding, preeminent, prestigious, redoubtable, signal, star, superiorRelated Words celebrated, exalted, famed, famous, glorious, honored, renowned, reputable; infamous, notorious; dominant, paramount, predominantNear Antonyms insignificant, minor, unimportant; average, inferior, mediocre; obscure, uncelebrated, unsung

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