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Eminence vs Highness - What's the difference?

eminence | highness |

As nouns the difference between eminence and highness

is that eminence is importance, notoriety while highness is .




(en noun)
  • someone of high rank, reputation or social station
  • the quality or state of being eminent
  • prominence in a particular order or accumulation; esteem
  • (geology) an elevated land area or a hill
  • * 1817 , (Walter Scott), Rob Roy :
  • From the summit of an eminence I had already had a distant view of Osbaldistone Hall, a large and antiquated edifice, peeping out from a Druidical grove of huge oaks [...].
  • (anatomy) a protuberance
  • Synonyms

    * distinction * prominence * renown * celebrity

    Derived terms

    * Eminence (your Eminence ), title of honor for a cardinal




  • the state of being high