venerability
noun see venerable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Venerability — Ven er*a*bil i*ty, n. The quality or state of being venerable; venerableness. Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • venerability — noun The qualities of being venerable; great age, respectability, infirmity, etc. Because of the professors venerability his opinion was often asked, but his actual attendance in committee meetings was not insisted upon …   Wiktionary

  • venerability — See venerableness. * * * …   Universalium

  • venerability — ven·er·a·bil·i·ty || ‚venÉ™rÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ n. honorableness, state of being worthy of reverence …   English contemporary dictionary

  • venerability — ven·er·abil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • venerability — noun the quality of deserving veneration • Syn: ↑venerableness • Derivationally related forms: ↑venerable (for: ↑venerableness), ↑venerable • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • venerable — venerability, venerableness, n. venerably, adv. /ven euhr euh beuhl/, adj. 1. commanding respect because of great age or impressive dignity; worthy of veneration or reverence, as because of high office or noble character: a venerable member of… …   Universalium

  • venerableness — noun the quality of deserving veneration • Syn: ↑venerability • Derivationally related forms: ↑venerable, ↑venerable (for: ↑venerability) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • venerable — adjective Date: 15th century 1. deserving to be venerated used as a title for an Anglican archdeacon or for a Roman Catholic who has been accorded the lowest of three degrees of recognition for sanctity 2. made sacred especially by religious or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Yeomen of the Guard — Infobox Military Unit unit name=The Queen s Bodyguard of the Yeomen of the Guard caption=Badge of the Yeomen of the Guard dates=1485 country=England branch= type=Dismounted bodyguard role=Royal Bodyguard size=Four Divisions command… …   Wikipedia

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