PRESTIGE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PRESTIGE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  impression produced by achievements or reputation; recognized distinction or importance
Classic Sentence:
1  Ethan was aware that, in regard to the important question of surgical intervention, the female opinion of the neighbourhood was divided, some glorying in the prestige conferred by operations while others shunned them as indelicate.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
2  Even the blockade had added to Atlanta's prestige.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
3  Not even at the present day has the original prestige of the Sperm Whale, as fearfully distinguished from all other species of the leviathan, died out of the minds of the whalemen as a body.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
4  Madeleine had preserved all his prestige in Fauchelevent's eyes.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence:
1  The contract will affect our national prestige in the world.
2  As the president's prestige continues to fall, they're clearly beginning to consider him a liability.
3  The company has gained international prestige.
4  Fame turns all the lights on and while it gives power and prestige, it takes the you out of you; you must be what the public thinks you are.
5  Doctors have suffered a loss of prestige following a spate of scandals.
6  What they are doing to our military, our treasury, our power, and our prestige is an unconscionable national betrayal.