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pre-eminence

See definition of pre-eminence on Dictionary.com
  • as inadvantage
  • as inascendancy
  • as invantage

synonyms for pre-eminence

  • asset
  • choice
  • convenience
  • dominance
  • edge
  • favor
  • gain
  • improvement
  • influence
  • interest
  • lead
  • leverage
  • position
  • power
  • preference
  • profit
  • protection
  • recognition
  • return
  • superiority
  • support
  • upper hand
  • wealth
  • aid
  • ascendancy
  • assistance
  • authority
  • avail
  • blessing
  • boon
  • break
  • comfort
  • eminence
  • expediency
  • good
  • gratification
  • help
  • hold
  • leeway
  • luck
  • mastery
  • odds
  • precedence
  • prestige
  • prevalence
  • resources
  • sanction
  • starting
  • supremacy
  • utility
  • leg up

antonyms for pre-eminence

MOST RELEVANT
  • block
  • disadvantage
  • disapproval
  • disfavor
  • harm
  • hurt
  • impotence
  • incapacity
  • inferiority
  • injury
  • loss
  • waste
  • weakness
  • bad fortune
  • bad luck
  • blockage
  • hindrance
  • misfortune
  • obstruction
  • stop
  • drawback
  • handicap
  • obstacle
  • restriction
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How to use pre-eminence in a sentence

The Spaniards, indeed, feigned to regard them only as a remnant of the rebels who had joined the pre-existing brigand bands.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
All parties have borne testimony to the value of his services, and the eminence of his talents.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Doubtless the commentator habit is fixed in the nature of man; but it was pre-eminently mediaeval.
THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
He who has attained it grows giddy, and the fiercest winds are summoned to blow him from his eminence.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
From pre-natal days I was destined for the railway service, as an oyster to its shell.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Dr. Wilson says, in the statistical accounts of Scotland, many of which are suggestive of a pre-Raleigh period.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
He was the son of a miller, and raised himself to eminence by his great talent and genius as a painter.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Offered to Him that liveth for ever and ever, it celebrates his eternal pre-existence and existence to eternal ages.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
There was another theory promulgated many years back by certain people of some degree of eminence in their own walk in life.
ANTONIO STRADIVARIHORACE WILLIAM PETHERICK
We did not perceive the little town until we had surmounted the last eminence and were in its immediate vicinity.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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