Synonyms and Antonyms of pedestals
a bottom part upon which something rests or is supported
- The museum displayed the jewels on a pedestal inside a glass case.
- The entrance to the ruined temple was flanked by columns, some of which had fallen from their pedestals.
bases, feet (also foot), foundations, plinths, stands
daises, platforms, podiums (or podia), rostra (or rostrums), stages, tribunes
braces, buttresses, mountings, mounts, props, reinforcements, shores, spurs, stays, supports, underpinnings
columns, pilasters, pillars
architraves, capitals, cornices, entablatures, friezes, shafts, socles
arches, bolsters, brackets, cantilevers, girders
crutches, pegs, posts, stakes, stanchions, stilts, struts, trusses
the position of someone who is treated or regarded as extraordinarily good, successful, etc.
- There's a tendency to put the person you love on a pedestal.
- The scandal knocked the beloved actor off his pedestal.
heights, pinnacles, seats, thrones, tops
accounts, admirations, appreciations, estimations, favors, regards, respects
appetites, fancies, likes, loves, partialities, preferences, relishes, shines, tastes, uses
acclamations, adorations, adulations, approbations, deferences, hero worships, homages, honors, idolatries, infatuations, lionizations, praises, props [slang], reverences, venerations, worships
amazements, awes, wonderments, wonders
enthusiasms, interests, passions
affections, attachments, devotions, passions
condemnations, disapprovals, disdains, opprobriums, scorns
disappointments, discontents, disenchantments, disgruntlements, disillusionments, displeasures, indignations
aversions, contempts, disfavors, disgusts, disinclinations, dislikes, disregards, distastes
hates, hatreds, loathings, nauseas, repugnances, repulsions, revulsions
abominations, antipathies, detestations
deprecations, displeasures, dissatisfactions