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venerable, revered, august
adj. profoundly honored; "revered holy men"
venerable
adj. impressive by reason of age; "a venerable sage with white hair and beard"

Fuzzynyms (27)

historied, storied, celebrated
adj. having an illustrious past
angelical, sainted, saintly, saintlike, beatific, angelic
adj. marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint; "angelic beneficence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"
distinguished
adj. (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation; "our distinguished professor"
noble-minded, high-minded, high-flown, idealistic, rarified, rarefied, lofty, grand, sublime, elevated, exalted
adj. of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style; "an exalted ideal"; "argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks; "a noble and lofty concept"; "a grand purpose"
pure
adj. (used of persons or behaviors) having no faults; sinless; "I felt pure and sweet as a new baby"- Sylvia Plath; "pure as the driven snow"
well-thought-of, respected
adj. receiving deferential regard; "a respected family"
sacred
adj. (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person; "a fund sacred to charity"; "a morning hour sacred to study"; "a private office sacred to the President"
sublime, reverend
adj. worthy of adoration or reverence

Synonyms (46)

prestigious
adj. exerting influence by reason of high status or prestige; "a prestigious professor at a prestigious university"
laureate
adj. worthy of the greatest honor or distinction; "The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag"- James Traub
solid, upstanding
adj. meriting respect or esteem; "an upstanding member of the community"
time-honoured, time-honored
adj. honored because of age or long usage; "time-honored institutions"
ripe, advanced
adj. far along in time; "a man of advanced age"; "advanced in years"; "a ripe old age"; "the ripe age of 90"
senior, older, elderly, aged
adj. advanced in years; (`aged' is pronounced as two syllables); "aged members of the society"; "elderly residents could remember the construction of the first skyscraper"; "senior citizen"
of age, aged
adj. having attained a specific age; (`aged' is pronounced as one syllable); "aged ten"; "ten years of age"
senescent, ageing, aging
adj. growing old
ancient
adj. very old; "an ancient mariner"
anile
adj. of or like a feeble old woman
centenarian
adj. being at least 100 years old
senile, gaga, doddery, doddering
adj. mentally or physically infirm with age; "his mother was doddering and frail"
emeritus
adj. honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title `emeritus' as in `professor emeritus'
white-haired, gray-headed, grey-headed, gray-haired, grey-haired, hoary, hoar, grizzly, gray, grey
adj. showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"
nonagenarian
adj. being from 90 to 99 years old; "the nonagenarian inhabitants of the nursing home"
octogenarian
adj. being from 80 to 89 years old
oldish
adj. somewhat elderly
over-the-hill, superannuated, overaged, overage
adj. too old to be useful; "He left the house...for the support of twelve superannuated wool carders"- Anthony Trollope
superannuated, retired
adj. discharged as too old for use or work; especially with a pension; "a superannuated civil servant"
sexagenarian
adj. being from 60 to 69 years old; "the sexagenarian population is growing"
year-old
adj. having reached an age as specified: "a two-year-old toddler"

Antonyms (2)

dishonourable, dishonorable
adj. lacking honor or integrity; deserving dishonor; "dishonorable in thought and deed"

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