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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Outstanding because of dignity, achievements, or actions.

Usage examples (38)
  • Nothing is more praiseworthy, nothing more suited to a great and illustrious man than placability and a merciful disposition.
  • An illustrious achievement
  • She is, indeed, in illustrious company and in the great tradition.
  • “You should feel very proud of a man who has made his name illustrious for all time.” for more
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