Venerable

Definition of Venerable

Ven´er`a`ble
a.1.Capable of being venerated; worthy of veneration or reverence; deserving of honor and respect; - generally implying an advanced age; as, a venerable magistrate; a venerable parent.
He was a man of eternal self-sacrifice, and that is always venerable.
- De Quincey.
Venerable men! you have come down to us from a former generation.
- D. Webster.
2.Rendered sacred by religious or other associations; that should be regarded with awe and treated with reverence; as, the venerable walls of a temple or a church.

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