Definition of Notability

1. Noun. A celebrity who is an inspiration to others. "He was host to a large gathering of luminaries"

Exact synonyms: Guiding Light, Leading Light, Luminary, Notable
Generic synonyms: Celebrity, Famous Person
Derivative terms: Notable, Notable



Definition of Notability

1. n. Quality of being notable.

Definition of Notability

1. Noun. The quality or state of being notable or eminent ¹

2. Noun. A notable or eminent person ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Notability

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Notability

not very
not very likely
not win for losing
not wise
not worth a dime
not worth a plug nickel
not worth a plugged nickel
not yet
not your father's
nota
nota bene
notabilia
notabilities
notability (current term)
notable
notableness
notablenesses
notables
notablest
notably
notaea
notaeum
notaeums
notal
notalgia
notancephalia
notanda
notandum

Literary usage of Notability

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1. Bonaparte and the Consulate by Antoine-Claire Thibaudeau (1908)
"CHAPTER VIII LISTS OF notability—LEGION OF HONOUR 1801-1802 [EDITOR'S NOTE.—For the Lists of notability see the Note on the Constitution of the year VIII. ..."

2. The American Gentleman's Guide to Politeness and Fashion: Or, Familiar by Margaret Cockburn Conkling (1857)
"... in Kingston, CW, I met, among other persons, an English notability, of whom I had frequently heard and read. A slight pause in the conversation, ..."

3. The Christian World: The Magazine of the American and Foreign Christian Union by American and Foreign Christian Union (1867)
"It is also said that the High-Church party among the Episcopalians have a similar design with DO less a notability than the Kev. Dr. Pusey. ..."

4. History of the consulate and the empire of france under napoleon by Adolphe Thiers, D. Forbes Campbell, Henry William Herbert (1893)
"The second list of fifty or sixty thousand individuals, was called the list of notability of the departments, and hence it was that the members of the ..."

5. My Experiences in Australia: Being Recollections of a Visit to the by Lady (1860)
"... colonial notability—Another—The va.hu; of a character—A model of colonial architecture—St. James's Church—Its neighbours—Legislative Council Chambers—An ..."

6. The American Gentleman's Guide to Politeness and Fashion: Or, Familiar by Margaret Cockburn Conkling, Henry Lunettes (1860)
"W., I met, among other persons, an English notability, of whom I had frequently heard and read. A slight pause in the conversation, made doubly audible a ..."

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