from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The qualities of being venerable; great age, respectability, infirmity, etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being venerable; venerableness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being venerable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of deserving veneration
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"I lived in the family of the Countess -, at Cintra, when your venerability was her spiritual guide."
“I lived in the family of the Countess —, at Cintra, when your venerability was her spiritual guide.”
The applause from the old people's home residents was somewhat subdued by their arthritic venerability.
Despite the venerability of some its mechanics, this feels invigoratingly fresh.
The members of the local Left Bank Quartet may be too young to have attained the status of "venerable," but they've played together for a long time now, and their ensemble has a patina of venerability that adds a relaxed glow to everything they touch.
Hey, there are still plenty of old above-the-title types out there whose names shimmer with venerability.
"But there's no denying that venerability grants a great deal of unanticipated suspense to the material."
It all seems rather vague taking into consideration that the Murdoch and Cisneros/Granier power bases have taken decades while one has to question whether or not President Hugo Chavez is going to continue uniquely at the helm of Venezuela's destinies until he reaches equivalent venerability with former President Rafael Caldera.
Spotting a venerability, advertisers are swooping in.
The Taliban are priest-motivated juvenile delinquents moving toward Hells Angel's venerability.