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See definition of prominence on Dictionary.com
  • nounsomething that sticks out
  • noundistinction, outstandingness

synonyms for prominence

  • eminence
  • height
  • bulge
  • bump
  • cliff
  • conspicuousness
  • crag
  • crest
  • elevation
  • headland
  • jutting
  • mound
  • pinnacle
  • projection
  • promontory
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • rise
  • spur
  • swelling
  • tor
  • conspicuity
  • high point
  • markedness

antonyms for prominence

MOST RELEVANT
  • unimportance
  • bottom
  • depression
  • nadir
  • obscurity
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How to use prominence in a sentence

The cruelty hidden in the beautiful lines of his mouth took instant prominence in the smile that flickered round it.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Old "Si Waterman's Folly," as the rumored "mine" was called, seemed to be coming into sudden prominence.
DOROTHY AT SKYRIEEVELYN RAYMOND
The Homestead developments had given him temporary prominence, thrown this particular hydra-head into bold relief, so to speak.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
He placed it in prominence, instinctively or designedly, rejecting the merely complementary parts.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
Keep the background in value as regards prominence and relief of objects as well as in the matter of color.
THE PAINTER IN OILDANIEL BURLEIGH PARKHURST
It was, however, the printing of political tracts that brought Daniel's name into greatest prominence.
A HISTORY OF THE CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESSS. C. ROBERTS
Old associations, having transcendental objects, were in course of revival, or were coming into renewed prominence.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
The prominence which the charters of the Shrewsbury Gilds gave to the procession has been sufficiently pointed out already.
THE INFLUENCE AND DEVELOPMENT OF ENGLISH GILDSFRANCIS AIDEN HIBBERT
As in literature, so in music, the national element came now more and more into action and prominence.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
It was, therefore, as a cosmopolitan, commercial city that the Romans first came into prominence.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PROMINENCE

  • blob
  • bump
  • bunch
  • convexity
  • dilation
  • distention
  • excess
  • excrescence
  • gibbosity
  • growth
  • hump
  • intumescence
  • jut
  • lump
  • nodulation
  • nodule
  • outgrowth
  • outthrust
  • pouch
  • projection
  • prominence
  • promontory
  • protrusion
  • protuberance
  • sac
  • sagging
  • salience
  • superfluity
  • swelling
  • tuberosity
  • tumefaction
  • tumor
  • wart
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.