Synonyms of illustrious in English:



  • an illustrious general
    eminent, distinguished, acclaimed, noted, notable, noteworthy, prominent, pre-eminent, foremost, leading, paramount, prestigious, important, significant, influential, lionized; renowned, famous, famed, well known, celebrated; esteemed, honoured, respected, exalted, venerable, august, highly regarded, well thought of, of distinction, of repute, of high standing; splendid, brilliant, remarkable, outstanding, great, noble, glorious, grand, lofty
    [Antonyms] unknown obscure
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    Pronunciation: ˌhɪpnə(ʊ)ˈpɒmpɪk
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