Inspiring respect and admiration; having high status,
Inspiring respect and admiration; having high status
a prestigious academic post
esteemed: having an illustrious reputation; respected; "our esteemed leader"; "a prestigious author"
exerting influence by reason of high status or prestige; "a prestigious professor at a prestigious university"
Prestige is a word commonly used to describe reputation or esteem, though it has three somewhat related meanings that, to some degree, may be contradictory. Which meaning applies depends on the historical context and the person using the word.