Definition of eminently in English:



  • [often as submodifier] To a notable degree; very.

    ‘an eminently readable textbook’
    • ‘All of which are eminently curable with current methods and medicines.’
    • ‘That suddenly makes the cost of repairing our fine Victorian building seem eminently reasonable.’
    • ‘I am unwilling to be completely convinced by something which seems so eminently illogical.’
    • ‘But our coverage of previous fundraising campaigns shows the target is eminently achievable.’
    • ‘The experience offered here is a warm one, earthy and pleasurable, and eminently watchable.’
    • ‘That is why the most entertaining concerts during the season were also eminently forgettable.’
    • ‘The result was two highly original and eminently durable clown characters.’
    • ‘We fail to plan for the worst and then act shocked when eminently predictable crises occur.’
    • ‘My circumstances, while eminently enjoyable, are not helping my state of mind.’
    • ‘It was a calamitous mistake, not least because it was eminently avoidable.’
    • ‘The German architect and environmental expert is eminently qualified to speak on the problem.’
    • ‘This is tricky on a rainy December afternoon but eminently possible at every hour of the day throughout August.’
    • ‘Scott is eminently watchable, playing a convincing rogue with gusto.’
    • ‘Your level of participation is up to you and scheduling is eminently flexible.’
    • ‘The result is an eminently readable account that captures the spirit of those heady days.’
    • ‘Rule four makes it sound eminently sensible, especially as it is voluntary.’
    • ‘The only drawback to this eminently plausible case is that there is not a scrap of evidence for it.’
    • ‘Everything about this car is classic, yet it remains eminently affordable.’
    • ‘Despite these shortcomings, this is an interesting and eminently readable textbook.’
    • ‘Workplace health and safety is an eminently worthy topic, but not one that many people bother to follow closely.’
    very, most, greatly, highly, exceedingly, extremely, particularly, positively, exceptionally, supremely, remarkably, uniquely
    obviously, clearly, conspicuously, markedly, singularly, signally, outstandingly, strikingly, notably, prominently, surpassingly
    totally, completely, utterly, absolutely, thoroughly, perfectly, downright
    par excellence
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