Definition of Stature

1. Noun. High level of respect gained by impressive development or achievement. "A man of great stature"

Generic synonyms: Esteem, Regard, Respect



2. Noun. (of a standing person) the distance from head to foot.
Exact synonyms: Height
Generic synonyms: Bodily Property
Specialized synonyms: Tallness, Shortness
Attributes: Tall, Little, Short

Definition of Stature

1. n. The natural height of an animal body; -- generally used of the human body.

Definition of Stature

1. Noun. a person or animal's natural height when standing upright ¹

2. Noun. respect coming from achievement or development ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stature

1. the natural height of a human or animal body [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stature

statue
statue maker
statued
statueless
statuelike
statues
statuesque
statuesquely
statuesqueness
statuette
statuettes
statuminate
statuminated
statuminates
statuminating
stature (current term)
statured
statures
status
status ailment
status ailments
status asthmaticus
status bar
status bars
status candidates
status conference
status conferences
status effect
status effects
status epilepticus

Literary usage of Stature

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"(ß) Small stature: (13) Inhabitants of the Iberian island—dolichocephalic; D. Hair wavy or straight, flaxen in colour, eyes light, skin pinkish white. ..."

2. Anthropology: An Introduction to the Study of Man and Civilization by Edward Burnett Tylor (1904)
"Anthropology finds race-differences most clearly in stature and proportions of ... In comparing races as to their stature, we concern ourselves not with the ..."

3. Investigations in the Military and Anthropological Statistics of American by Benjamin Apthorp Gould (1869)
"That stature is not a distinctive characteristic of nationality is demonstrated with equal certainty by these statistics. Onr tables • XII. to XV. show ..."

4. The Races of Europe: A Sociological Study (Lowell Institute Lectures) by William Zebina Ripley (1899)
"THE average stature of man, considered by racial groups or social classes, appears to lie between the limits of four feet four inches and five feet ten ..."

5. Anthropology: An Introduction to the Study of Man and Civilization by Edward Burnett Tylor (1906)
"Anthropology finds race-differences most clearly in stature and proportions of limbs, conformation of the skull and the brain within, characters of features ..."

6. Anomalies and curiosities of medicine by George Milbry Gould, Walter Lytle Pyle (1901)
"ANOMALIES OF stature, SIZE, AND DEVELOPMENT. Giants.—The fables of mythology contain accounts of horrible monsters, terrible in ferocity, whose mission was ..."

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