VI. WORDS RELATING TO THE SENTIMENT AND MORAL POWERS

II. PERSONAL AFFECTIONS

4. Extrinsic Affections; personal affections derived from the opinions or feelings of others)

Repute.

[Antonyms: disrepute.]

[Nouns] distinction, mark, name, figure; repute, reputation; good repute, high repute; note, notability, notoriety, eclat.

"the bubble reputation" [As You Like It], vogue, celebrity; fame, famousness; renown; popularity, aura popularis; approbation [more]; credit, succes d'estime, prestige, talk of the town; name to conjure with.

glory, honor; luster (light) [more]; illustriousness; fifteen minutes of fame.

account, regard, respect; reputableness; respectability (probity) [more]; good name, good report; fair name.

dignity; stateliness; solemnity, grandeur, splendor, nobility, majesty, sublimity.

rank, standing, brevet rank, precedence, pas, station, place, status; position, position in society; order, degree, baccalaureate, locus standi, caste, condition.

greatness; eminence; height [more]; importance [more]; preeminence, supereminence; high mightiness, primacy; top of the ladder, top of the tree.

elevation; ascent [more]; superaltation, exaltation; dignification, aggrandizement. dedication, consecration, enthronement, canonization, celebration, enshrinement, glorification.

hero, man of mark, great card, celebrity, worthy, lion, rara avis, notability, somebody; classman; man of rank (nobleman) [more]; pillar of the state, pillar of the church, pillar of the community.

chief (master) [more]; first fiddle (proficient) [more]; cynosure, mirror; flower, pink, pearl; paragon (perfection) [more]; 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 (trophy) [more].

memory, posthumous fame, niche in the temple of fame; immortality, immortal name; magni nominis umbra [Lucan].

[Verbs] be conscious of glory; be proud of (pride) [more]; exult (boast) [more]; be vain of (vanity) [more].

be distinguished; shine (light) [more]; 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; play first fiddle (be of importance) [more], bear the palm, bear the bell; lead the way; take precedence, take the wall of; gain laurels, win laurels, gain spurs, gain golden opinions (approbation) [more]; 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, 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; 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 (approve) [more]; lock up to; exalt, aggrandize, elevate, nobilitate.

[Adjectives] distinguished, distingue, noted; of note; honored; popular; fashionable [more].

in good odor in; favor, in high favor; reputable, respectable, creditable.

remarkable (important) [more]; 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; time-honored.

illustrious, glorious, splendid, brilliant, radiant; bright [more]; full-blown; honorific.

eminent, prominent; high [more]; in the zenith; at the head of, at the top of the tree; peerless, of the first water; superior [more]; 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; sacrosanct.

[Interjections] hail! all hail! ave! viva! vive! long life to! glory be to, honor be to!

[Phrases] one's name being in every mouth, one's name living for ever; sic itur ad astra, fama volat, aut Caesar aut nullus; not to know him argues oneself unknown; none but himself could be his parallel, palmam qui meruit ferat [Nelson's motto].

"above all Greek above all Roman fame " [Pope]; cineri gloria sera est [Martial]; "great is the glory for the strife is hard " [Wordsworth]; honor virtutis praemium [Cicero]; immensum gloria calcar habet [Ovid]; "the glory dies not and the grief is past" [Brydges]; vivit post funera virtus.

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