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Definition of Eminent

Eminent

  1. High; lofty; towering; prominent.
  2. Being, metaphorically, above others, whether by birth, high station, merit, or virtue; high in public estimation; distinguished; conspicuous; as, an eminent station; an eminent historian, statements, statesman, or saint.

Eminent Quotations

A great man is different from an eminent one in that he is ready to be the servant of the society.
B. R. Ambedkar

No student ever attains very eminent success by simply doing what is required of him: it is the amount and excellence of what is over and above the required, that determines the greatness of ultimate distinction.
Charles Kendall Adams

For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
Miguel de Cervantes

Life levels all men. Death reveals the eminent.
George Bernard Shaw

Not a few other very eminent and scholarly men made the same request, urging that I should no longer through fear refuse to give out my work for the common benefit of students of Mathematics.
Nicolaus Copernicus
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Eminent Translations

eminent in Afrikaans is puik
eminent in Dutch is eminent, uitstekend, aanzienlijk
eminent in Italian is esimio
eminent in Portuguese is eminente
eminent in Spanish is eminente