venerability

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The qualities of being venerable; great age, respectability, infirmity, etc

Because of the professor's venerability his opinion was often asked, but his actual attendance in committee meetings was not insisted upon.

The quality or state of being venerable; venerableness
{i} honorableness, state of being worthy of reverence
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commanding respect because of age, dignity, character or position
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Used as a form of address in the Eastern Orthodox Church for some saints
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a : calling forth respect through age, character, and attainments; broadly : conveying an impression of aged goodness and benevolence b : impressive by reason of age
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worthy of reverence
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meriting or commanding high esteem
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{a} desrving of reverence, respectable
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Something that is venerable is impressive because it is old or important historically. May Day has become a venerable institution
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profoundly honored; "revered holy men"
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A venerable person deserves respect because they are old and wise. a venerable old man with white hair
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made sacred especially by religious or historical association
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impressive by reason of age; "a venerable sage with white hair and beard"
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{s} worthy of honor and esteem (because of age, achievement, or position); deserving reverence and respect (because of historical or religious status)
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ancient, antiquated or archaic
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Rendered sacred by religious or other associations; that should be regarded with awe and treated with reverence; as, the venerable walls of a temple or a church
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Capable of being venerated; worthy of veneration or reverence; deserving of honor and respect; generally implying an advanced age; as, a venerable magistrate; a venerable parent
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impressive by reason of age; "a venerable sage with white hair and beard
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Used as a form of address for an archdeacon in the Anglican Church
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Used as a form of address in the Roman Catholic Church for someone in the first stages of sainthood
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