Definition of prestigious in English:

prestigious

Syllabification: pres·tig·ious
Pronunciation: /preˈstijəs, -ˈstē-
 
/

adjective

Derivatives

prestigiously

adverb
More example sentences
  • This ranking could not have been achieved if it weren't for the prestigiously hard working and responsible students that attend this institution.
  • You spend any time with him and you realize he is a prestigiously talented person with an extraordinary record.
  • Quite odd you're already so prestigiously looked at, being only thirty-four years old, and one of the richest men in the world.

prestigiousness

noun
More example sentences
  • Therefore, in order to operate his attack and mockery towards these so-called heroes who might be leaders of a country or people of prestigiousness, without any restriction the satirist uses symbols.

Origin

mid 16th century (in the sense 'practicing legerdemain'): from late Latin praestigiosus, from praestigiae 'conjuring tricks'. The current sense dates from the early 20th century.

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