Synonyms of illustrious in English:

illustrious

adjective

  • 1 the book falls short of its illustrious cinematic predecessor
    eminent, distinguished, acclaimed, notable, noteworthy, prominent, preeminent, foremost, leading, important, influential; renowned, famous, famed, well known, celebrated, legendary; esteemed, honored, respected, venerable, august, highly regarded, well-thought-of, of distinction; brilliant, glorious, stellar
    [Antonyms] lackluster unknown
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