Roget category 8736. Words relating to the sentient and moral
› 6.2. Personal affections
›› 6.2.5. Extrinsic affections
high repute —
the bubble reputation"
[As You Like It],
aura popularis [Lat.] —
succes d'estime [Fr.],
talk of the town —
name to conjure with.
glory, honor — luster etc. (light) 420 — illustriousness etc. adj.. account, regard, respect — reputableness etc. adj.† — respectability etc. (probity) 939 — good name, good report — fair name.
dignity — stateliness etc. adj. — solemnity, grandeur, splendor, nobility, majesty, sublimity.
rank, standing, brevet rank, precedence, pas, station, place, status — position, position in society — order, degree, baccalaureate, locus standi [Lat.], caste, condition.
greatness etc. adj. — eminence — height etc. 206 — importance etc. 642 — preeminence, supereminence — high mightiness, primacy — top of the ladder, top of the tree.
elevation — ascent etc. 305 — superaltation†, exaltation — dignification†, aggrandizement.
dedication, consecration, enthronement, canonization, celebration, enshrinement, glorification.
hero, man of mark, great card, celebrity, worthy, lion, rara avis [Lat.], notability, somebody — classman† — man of rank etc. (nobleman) 875 — pillar of the state, pillar of the church, pillar of the community.
chief etc. (master) 745 — first fiddle etc. (proficient) 700 — cynosure, mirror — flower, pink, pearl — paragon etc. (perfection) 650 — choice and master spirits of the age — elite — star, sun, constellation, galaxy.
ornament, honor, feather in one's cap, halo, aureole, nimbus — halo of glory, blaze of glory, blushing honors — laurels etc. (trophy) 733.
memory, posthumous fame, niche in the temple of fame — immortality, immortal name — magni nominis umbra [Lat.] [Lucan].
be conscious of glory —
be proud of
be vain of
be distinguished etc. adj. — shine etc. (light) 420 — shine forth, figure — cut a figure, make a dash, make a splash.
rival, surpass — outshine, outrival, outvie†, outjump — emulate, eclipse — throw into the shade, cast into the shade — overshadow.
live, flourish, glitter, flaunt, gain honor, acquire honor etc. n. — play first fiddle etc. (be of importance) 642, bear the palm, bear the bell — lead the way — take precedence, take the wall of — gain laurels, win laurels, gain spurs, gain golden opinions etc. (approbation) 931 — take one's degree, pass one's examination.
make a noise, make some noise, make a noise in the world — leave one's mark, exalt one's horn, blow one's horn, star it, have a run, be run after — come into vogue, come to the front — raise one's head.
enthrone, signalize, immortalize, deify, exalt to the skies — hand one's name down to posterity.
consecrate — dedicate to, devote to — enshrine, inscribe, blazon, lionize, blow the trumpet, crown with laurel.
confer honor on, reflect honor on etc. v. — shed a luster on — redound.
to one's honor, ennoble.
give honor to, do honor to, pay honor to, render honor to — honor, accredit, pay regard to, dignify, glorify — sing praises to etc. (approve) 931 — lock up to — exalt, aggrandize, elevate, nobilitate [Lat.].
in good odor in — favor, in high favor — reputable, respectable, creditable.
remarkable etc. (important) 642 — notable, notorious — celebrated, renowned, ion every one's mouth, talked of — famous, famed — far-famed — conspicuous, to the front — foremost — in the front rank, in the ascendant.
imperishable, deathless, immortal, never fading, aere perennius [Lat.] — time honored.
illustrious, glorious, splendid, brilliant, radiant — bright etc. 420 — full-blown — honorific.
eminent, prominent — high etc. 206 — in the zenith — at the head of, at the top of the tree — peerless, of the first water.
— superior etc. 33 — supereminent, preeminent.
great, dignified, proud, noble, honorable, worshipful, lordly, grand, stately, august, princely.
imposing, solemn, transcendent, majestic, sacred, sublime, heaven-born, heroic, sans peur et sans reproche [Fr.] — sacrosanct.
long life to!,
banzai! [Jap.] —
glory be to,
honor be to?
one's name being in every mouth,
one's name living for ever —
sic itur ad astra [Lat.],
fama volat [Lat.],
aut Caesar aut nullus [Lat.] —
not to know him argues oneself unknown —
none but himself could be his parallel,
palmam qui meruit ferat [Lat.]
above all Greek above all Roman fame"
cineri gloria sera est [Lat.]
great is the glory for the strife is hard"
honor virtutis praemium [Lat.]
immensum gloria calcar habet
the glory dies not and the grief is past"
vivit post funera virtus [Lat.].
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Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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