Important vs Illustrious - What's the difference?

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Important is a related term of illustrious.


As adjectives the difference between important and illustrious

is that important is important while illustrious is dignified.

important

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having relevant and crucial value.
  • :
  • *
  • *:Thus, when he drew up instructions in lawyer language, he expressed the important words by an initial, a medial, or a final consonant, and made scratches for all the words between; his clerks, however, understood him very well.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham), title=(The China Governess)
  • , chapter=20 citation , passage=The story struck the depressingly familiar note with which true stories ring in the tried ears of experienced policemen.
  • *1988, (Robert Ferro), Second Son :
  • *:For this was the most important thing, that when a person felt strongly about an issue in life, it mustn’t be ignored by others; for if it was, everything subsequent to it would turn out badly, even though there should seem to be no direct connection.
  • *{{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=May-June, author= Katrina G. Claw
  • , title= Rapid Evolution in Eggs and Sperm , volume=101, issue=3, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=In plants, the ability to recognize self from nonself plays an important role in fertilization, because self-fertilization will result in less diverse offspring than fertilization with pollen from another individual.}}

    Synonyms

    * (l) * See also

    Antonyms

    * unimportant * negligible

    Derived terms

    * importantly, importantness, unimportant, VIP

    illustrious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • dignified