Associations to the word «Eminent»


EMINENT, adjective. (archaic) high, lofty; towering; prominent.
EMINENT, adjective. Noteworthy, remarkable, great
EMINENT, adjective. (of a person) distinguished, important, noteworthy
EMINENT DOMAIN, noun. (US) The right of a government over the private lands within its jurisdiction. Usually invoked to compel land owners to sell their property in preparation for a major construction project such as a freeway.

Dictionary definition

EMINENT, adjective. Standing above others in quality or position; "people in high places"; "the high priest"; "eminent members of the community".
EMINENT, adjective. Of imposing height; especially standing out above others; "an eminent peak"; "lofty mountains"; "the soaring spires of the cathedral"; "towering icebergs".

Wise words

There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.