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synonyms for illustrious

  • distinguished
  • eminent
  • esteemed
  • exalted
  • famed
  • glorious
  • lofty
  • noble
  • outstanding
  • remarkable
  • renowned
  • splendid
  • well-known
  • big league
  • brilliant
  • celeb
  • celebrated
  • great
  • heavy
  • monster
  • name
  • notable
  • noted
  • resplendent
  • signal
  • star
  • sublime
  • superstar
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antonyms for illustrious

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  • bad
  • humble
  • inferior
  • insignificant
  • ordinary
  • poor
  • regular
  • unimportant
  • unknown
  • unremarkable
  • usual
  • infamous
  • lowly
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How to use illustrious in a sentence

Now, in the second act of their illustrious careers, Musk and Bezos, who stepped down as Amazon CEO in July but remains its executive chairman, are bound together over a series of ventures that could define their legacies.
ELON MUSK IS DOMINATING THE SPACE RACE. JEFF BEZOS IS TRYING TO FIGHT BACK.CHRISTIAN DAVENPORTSEPTEMBER 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Just recently, Flutterwave joined the illustrious club that includes Jumia, Fawry, and Interswitch.
WHY SPACS AREN’T TARGETING AFRICAN STARTUPSTAGE KENE-OKAFORMAY 14, 2021TECHCRUNCH
It’s a tough break for Swan, the former CFO who had a long and illustrious career in finance before ending up as the surprise pick for CEO at Intel almost exactly two years ago.
INTEL GETS THE LEADER IT NEEDSAARON PRESSMANJANUARY 13, 2021FORTUNE
Previously, 2016 had held that illustrious title—and global warming records are getting broken faster and faster.
2020 IS ON TRACK TO BE THE HOTTEST YEAR IN HISTORYSARA CHODOSHDECEMBER 18, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
The illustrious Blue Ivy Carter has a resumé most adults would envy.
BLUE IVY CARTER WILL NARRATE ‘HAIR LOVE’ AUDIOBOOKJASMINE GRANTNOVEMBER 9, 2020ESSENCE.COM
William Pitt, earl of Chatham, a most illustrious English statesman, died.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Those illustrious heroes of antiquity became the companions of her solitude and of her hourly thoughts.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Disgusted with the frivolity of the living, she sought solace for her wounded feelings in companionship with the illustrious dead.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Jane was thus prepared by Providence for that career which she rendered so illustrious through her talents and her sufferings.
MADAME ROLAND, MAKERS OF HISTORYJOHN S. C. ABBOTT
Her illustrious father found her when even a child as to age, quite his companion as to comprehension and mental capacities.
THE CHILDHOOD OF DISTINGUISHED WOMENSELINA A. BOWER
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WORDS RELATED TO ILLUSTRIOUS

  • distinguished
  • eminent
  • glorious
  • illustrious
  • magnificent
  • prominent
  • remarkable
  • splendid
  • acclaimed
  • big
  • eminent
  • famed
  • glorious
  • great
  • high-powered
  • illustrious
  • immortal
  • important
  • large
  • laureate
  • notable
  • number one
  • numero uno
  • outstanding
  • popular
  • preeminent
  • prominent
  • renowned
  • revered
  • storied
  • up there
  • well-known
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.