Eminent



[em-uh-nuh nt] /ˈɛm ə nənt/

adjective
1.
high in station, rank, or repute; prominent; distinguished:
eminent statesmen.
2.
conspicuous, signal, or noteworthy:
eminent fairness.
3.
lofty; high:
eminent peaks.
4.
prominent; projecting; protruding:
an eminent nose.
/ˈɛmɪnənt/
adjective
1.
above others in rank, merit, or reputation; distinguished: an eminent scientist
2.
(prenominal) noteworthy, conspicuous, or outstanding: eminent good sense
3.
projecting or protruding; prominent
adj.

early 15c., from Middle French éminent (13c.) or directly from Latin eminentem (nominative eminens), present participle of eminere “stand out, project,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + minere, related to mons “hill” (see mount (n.)). Related: Eminently. Legal eminent domain recorded from 1738.

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