em·i·nence /ˈɛmənən(t)s/ 名詞
1. That which is eminent or lofty; a high ground or place; a height.
Without either eminences or cavities. --Dryden.
The temple of honor ought to be seated on an eminence. --Burke.
2. An elevated condition among men; a place or station above men in general, either in rank, office, or celebrity; social or moral loftiness; high rank; distinction; preferment.
You 've too a woman's heart, which ever yet
Affected eminence, wealth, sovereignty. --Shak.
3. A title of honor, especially applied to a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church.
n 1: high status importance owing to marked superiority; "a
scholar of great eminence" [syn: distinction, preeminence,
2: a protuberance on a bone especially for attachment of a
muscle or ligament [syn: tuberosity, tubercle]