Venerable meaning

vĕnər-ə-bəl
Worthy of respect or reverence by reason of age and dignity, character, or position.
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Made sacred especially by religious or historical association.
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Giving an impression of aged goodness and benevolence.
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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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Used as a form of address in the Eastern Orthodox Church for some saints.
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The definition of venerable is respected or honored, or in the Catholic faith it can also mean someone who is considered holy and who may be considered for sainthood.

An example of venerable is a well respected and admired judge.

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Commanding respect by virtue of age, dignity, character, or position.
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Worthy of reverence, especially by religious or historical association.

Venerable relics.

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Impressive on account of age or historic or religious associations.

A venerable monument.

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