Illustrious in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Illustrious

Admired, distinguished, respected, or well-known, especially due to past achievements or noble qualities. [from mid 16th c.]

Short Example Sentence for Illustrious

  • 1. This nobleman was of long and illustrious descent. 🔊
  • 2. On either side he belonged to illustrious houses. 🔊
  • 3. We mean the illustrious Jos. 🔊
  • 4. Fazl, the illustrious sons of Mubarak. 🔊
  • 5. The Illustrious Prince. 🔊
  • 6. Here, on July 5, 1801, his illustrious son was born. 🔊
  • 7. The Illustrious House of Brunswick. 🔊
  • 8. See his life and martyrdom among the illustrious men of Father Eusebio. 🔊
  • 9. Of British universities, Cambridge has the most illustrious names on its list. 🔊
  • 10. It was a great moment in that illustrious Kraftwagenfuehrer's career. 🔊

How to use Illustrious in a Sentence?

  • 1. The high virtues are not debonair, but have their redress in being illustrious at last. 🔊
  • 2. No pleasure can ever be greater to me than hearing my works performed before my illustrious pupil. 🔊
  • 3. In the houses of the most illustrious people in the realm he was given a place of high honour. 🔊
  • 4. And, silently rejoicing, sees himself The latest link of this illustrious chain! 🔊
  • 5. This young Prince died in 1734, as his illustrious Uncle did in the Year following. 🔊
  • 6. Yet some of those illustrious persons will perhaps excuse me from transcribing a passage or two in my own vindication. 🔊
  • 7. She gave birth to her illustrious son Ludwig on Dec. 17, 1770, and died July 17, 1787. 🔊
  • 8. To this inquiry the most illustrious advocates of the scheme in question have not been able to return a coherent or satisfactory reply. 🔊
  • 9. The flattery of being addressed by one who had stood in such intimate relation to those illustrious men never failed of success. 🔊
  • 10. Madame had never seen him so exasperated, and this illustrious nobleman was advised to feign a necessity for visiting his estates. 🔊
  • 11. There was scarcely an illustrious family that had not had one of its members killed, wounded, or taken prisoner. 🔊
  • 12. What it exactly signified, or what illustrious person had ever borne it before, they would have been puzzled to say. 🔊
  • 13. Here that he paced with youthful melancholy the halls of his illustrious ancestors, and trode the walks of the long-banished monks. 🔊
  • 14. These are the main facts in the life of a man who is remembered only because he had illustrious ancestors, a famous daughter, and a superb tomb. 🔊
  • 15. The make-ups of illustrious historic personages seemed perfect, both as to portraiture and costume; one had no trouble in recognizing them. 🔊
  • 16. He granted one of an hundred louis to a pretty woman, who was very poor, and who assumed an illustrious name, to which she had no right. 🔊
  • 17. He was the rather unworthy namesake of his illustrious grandfather, who was known as Lorenzo the Magnificent. 🔊
  • 18. As an illustrious member of this House once said, we are watching a great and stupendous process, the reconstruction of a decomposed society. 🔊
  • 19. Both Christian and Moslem writers enumerate with horror the many illustrious victims that fell beneath their daggers. 🔊
  • 20. Badly known, despised by the most illustrious of his contemporaries, Spinoza died in obscurity, and remained buried during a century. 🔊
  • 21. The Marquis was overjoyed at having restored to the illustrious house of Moncade the heir of its greatness, and of its magnificent domains. 🔊
  • 22. Even a dominion over nature and her powers is ascribed to the Emperor of China, as the illustrious lord of heaven and earth. 🔊
  • 23. If his fame as an ecclesiastic is not so assured as that of his illustrious predecessor, in architecture and in secular history he has left a decided mark. 🔊
  • 24. The Whyte features were of a type which none would envy the possessor, save as the stamp of the illustrious house of Battersea. 🔊
  • 25. From the first establishment of their present constitution, their illustrious statesmen have inculcated the avoidance of foreign alliances as a leading maxim of their foreign policy. 🔊
  • 26. It is wonderful to observe the style of criticism usually adopted by the faithful, as one illustrious rebel after another is seen to depart from their ranks. 🔊
  • 27. You shall come from the illustrious firm of Samuel Weatherley & Company and be my most favored customer. 🔊
  • 28. That illustrious personage has expressed a wish to hear again the two performers who pleased him so much, and his patronage is promised to the successful candidate in the next trial. 🔊
  • 29. But he was still more illustrious for his wealth and dignity: he had long filled the noble office of alderman, and was a man to whom the governor himself took off his hat. 🔊
  • 30. He stopped for a single moment, so as to notice the wonderful accuracy with which fancy had impressed upon the bodily eye the peculiarities of dress and posture of the illustrious poet. 🔊