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Definition 1: having or conferring glory - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where illustrious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an illustrious achievement

(illustrious is similar to ...) having or deserving or conferring glory

"a long and glorious career" "our glorious literature"

Definition 2: widely known and esteemed - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where illustrious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a famous actor
  • a celebrated musician
  • a famed scientist
  • an illustrious judge
  • a notable historian
  • a renowned painter

Synonyms for illustrious in the sense of this definition

(illustrious is similar to ...) apprehended with certainty

"a known quantity" "the limits of the known world" "a musician known throughout the world" "a known criminal"

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