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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Profoundly honored; Impressive by reason of age.

Usage examples (31)
  • And so I hold the stated position as it is, because it belongs to men who are highly venerable.
  • A venerable sage with white hair and beard
  • I didn't realize the word, venerable, is associated with age.
  • This pile was venerable from its antiquity, and from its Gothic structure; but more venerable from the virtues which it enclosed. for more
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