eminently eminently  /ˈɛ mə nənt li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in an eminent manner

Usage(s):

  1. When the psychiatrist reported Bates was eminently sane and was probably telling the truth, the police department began an investigation.
  2. It argues that teaching the Bible in schools--as an object of study, not God's received word--is eminently constitutional.

News

  1. Subaru Forester remains smartly sized

    The Subaru Forester, well known as a durable and eminently functional compact sport utility vehicle, adds more power, more room, more safety features and a retuned suspension for 2014.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Detroit News

  2. Boz Scaggs gives the dirty lowdown

    Soulful songwriter will perform at Schnitzer concert hall June 11 Along with Jackson Browne, Fleetwood Mac, Ambrosia and other acts, Boz Scaggs is one of those performers whose middle-of-the-road sound defined pop culture in the 1970s. A veteran of one of the earlier incarnations of the Steve Miller Band, Scaggs set out on his own in 1968, and ruled the charts in the mid-’70s when his eminently ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Portland Tribune

  3. Comments

    Compliance is a disturbing indie that revisits themes of obedience and brutality from the world-famous Milgram Experiment. Riveting and eminently filmic exploration of the question “how far will people go when they are convinced they are right?”
    on June 5, 2013     Source: San Diego Reader

Quotes

  1. "I want to be fair to this wonderful state, which has been eminently fair to me all these years," Warner said.
    on Aug 31, 2007 By: John Warner Source: Forbes

  2. Scalia, favoring a broader ruling in defense of voter ID laws, said, "The universally applicable requirements of Indiana's voter-identification law are eminently reasonable. The burden of acquiring, possessing and showing a free photo identification...
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Washington Post

  3. "Bob Zoellick has had a long and distinguished career in diplomacy and development economics. It has prepared him well for this new assignment," Bush said. "This man is eminently qualified."
    on May 29, 2007 By: President Bush Source: ABC News

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